Air Pollution in Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya villagers fighting decade-old coal pollution battle

Date of Release: 
Feb 29 2016

VILLAGERS in Ayutthaya say local authorities are still not supporting them in a pollution dispute with local industry that has dragged on for years.

They said yesterday officials had not sincerely tackled a pollution problem from coal and flour transporters - and activists had been threatened with death by beneficiaries of the industry.

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