Plans for Coal-Fired Power Plant Face Opposition in Mon State

YANGON — Plans to build the first coal-fired power plant in Mon State have come under fire by local residents, who say they worry about pollution and potential health ramifications. The Thai-based Toyo-Thai Group held a consultation meeting on Friday with local residents to explain plans to build a 1,280 MW power plant in Inn […]

YCDC warns 78 factories to install waste water treatment system before year’s end

YANGON – Seventy-eight factories have been instructed to install waste water treatment system by the year’s end, an official from Yangon City Development Committee said. According to Than Lwin Oo, head of pollution control and cleaning department, out of 3,264 factories in the 24 industrial zones in Yangon, 207 release waste water into waterways. Waste […]