Local activists are launching a new effort to shut down for good a rubber factory and its processing plant that have been affecting 12 villages in Udon Thani.
At Thailand’s largest electronic waste dump, the trade in discarded appliances and gadgetry is profiting some at the expense of the surrounding communities’ health and environment.
The Isaan Record09/23/2019
An expert view on how to solve local communities’ waste management crisis by creating incentives for recycling.
The Isaan Record07/07/2019
Locals in Mueang Phia were ready to put up fierce opposition against the construction of a sugar mill and power plant close to their homes. But in an unexpected move this week, the company announced to postpone the project that is feared will pollute the air and damage the delicate ecosystem of Lake Lawa.
The Isaan Record05/17/2019
Locals affected by pollution from a power plant in Roi Et Province are planning to sue after the number of cases of respiratory diseases more than tripled in the past few years.