In Media Euro MPs call for halt to Albania power plant

Balkan Insight 2The European Parliament urges the Albanian government to halt the construction of a power plant on the Lengarica River.

Given the plans to construct numerous hydro power plants along Albanian rivers, the European Parliament expresses concerns regarding plans in protected areas. focuses in this article on the Lengarica River, which unique and renowned canyon as well as the ecosystem of the river altogether could be destroyed by the dam, financed by the World Bank.

In its draft resolution on Albania’s development the European Parliament demands a more effective management of protected areas like national parks.

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