Georgia hydropower project stirs environmental controversy

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Georgia hydropower project stirs environmental controversy” – below is their description.

    A hydropower project on one of Georgia’s largest rivers has sparked the biggest environmental movement in the country in years

    The fight to protect the Rioni River and those living along it from the possible environmental impacts of the project’s dams has become a national struggle against the government’s plan to boost energy supplies.

    Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from the upper Rioni Valley, in Georgia.

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