Myanmar Offshore Oil & Gas Environmental Impact Assessment Conference on 11th Mar 2014

With the impending announcement of the winners for the 30 offshore oil & gas blocks, we are pleased to announce that CSA Ocean Science, Inc (USA) will be holding a presentation on: Myanmar Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment. The presentation will be delivered by Dr. David A. Gettleson (Director/Senior Scientist, CSA Ocean Sciences, U.S.A), and will include the representative […]

Fear of Pagoda Damage Draws Protests at Letpadaung Mine

Yangon — At least 150 rights activists and local residents are urging authorities in northwest Burma to allow them to visit a historic Buddhist pagoda that was allegedly damaged by a blast at the Letpadaung copper mine project last week. Amid rumors that the pagoda was damaged in a blast last Thursday, protests have been […]

Italian-Thai’s hydropower project in lower Myanmar allegedly stops

Myanmar government has allegedly stopped a hydropower dam project with Italian-Thai Company in Taninthayi region of lower Myanmar due to concern of possible environmental and social impacts. Italian-Thai’s dam project located near Myeik township will generate about 800 mega watt (MW) electricity upon completion, but it will pose flood risks to the thousands of acres […]