In Media Vjosa – Europe’s last wild river under pressure

Der Standard - Vjosa unter druckScientists demand an environmental assessment respecting EU-standards for plans to construct 2700 hydroelectric plants.

Scientists from Austria, Germany and Albania demand a halt of the plans to construct several dams on the Vjosa River, while also the EU-Parliament criticizes the environmental assessments building the foundation for the plans.

Experts raise concerns that the mistakes done in other parts of Europe should not be repeated for the sake of short lived profit.

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