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Small hydro projects ignore environmental risks, local voices

Darjeeling: The Union government has reportedly made a strong push to develop hydro projects of all types and sizes in the northeast, two-thirds of which is blessed with hilly terrains interspersed with valleys and plains crisscrossed by major rivers and their countless tributaries. Proponents of these projects, including the government, say these projects will help develop the region, but local residents say the projects will […]