Village rejects lucrative power project

A village in Samoa has rejected a lucrative hydro power project for its river out of concern for the environment. The government-owned Electric Power Corporation approached the council of Falease’ela in Lefaga district about using the Liua-le-vai-o-Sina river for power generation. According to the Samoa Observer newspaper, the president of the village’s conservation committee, Talaolevavau […]

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