08 May '11, 6pm

Energy Dysfunction - May 8: Protests Against Forced Eviction from US-Backed Coal Mine Continue in Bangladesh - S...

Energy Dysfunction - May 8: Protests Against Forced Eviction from US-Backed Coal Mine Continue in Bangladesh - S...

Click on the headline (link) for the full text. Many more articles are available through the Energy Bulletin homepage . Energy at What Cost? Protests Against Forced Eviction from US-Backed Coal Mine Continue in Bangladesh Kate Hoshour and Christine Shearer , Truthout As the sun rose on March 28, 2011, roughly 2,000 people gathered to demonstrate against a mining project that would displace tens of thousands of people in northwest Bangladesh and establish one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world. Located in an agricultural region that is home to thousands of farming and indigenous families, the Phulbari Coal Project has been fiercely opposed by Bangladeshi citizens for over six years. Regardless, the UK-based company pursuing the project, Global Coal Management Resources, or GCM (formerly the Asia Energy Corporation), is expressing confidence that the mine will g...

Full article: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-05-08/energy-d...

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