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17 January 2019

Kenya: How land rights & environmental concerns are slowing completion of energy projects

Author: Amenya Ochieng, Kenya News Agency

"The ‘Pains And Gains’ Of Lamu’s Mega Projects"...

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18 December 2018

Kenya: Human rights defenders supporting communities impacted by infrastructure projects harassed

A report by Human Rights Watch and National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders -Kenya says the Kenya police and military are harassing and intimidating environmental rights activists in Lamu county, coast region. This harassment is linked to their...

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4 June 2018

Kenya: Columnist says energy generation projects slowed down by conflicts over land rights & environmental concerns

Author: Brian Wasuna, The Star (Kenya)

"Land battles, tender wars and cost secrets: Did Kenya bite off too much with energy projects?"...

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Company response
17 April 2018

Amu Power's response

Author: Amu Power

"Lamu coal-fired plant will accelerate local and regional growth while conserving the environment and driving socio-economic impact"...

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17 April 2018

Kenya: Lamu economy including fishing, tourism & agriculture threatened if Amu Power gets approval to establish coal plant, includes company response

The local economy in Lamu, driven by informal jobs in fishing, tourism and agriculture is face threat should Amu Power's proposed coal plant is given the green light. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Amu Power to respond to...

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Article
17 April 2018

Livelihoods in Lamu could be compromised if govt. approves Amu Power's proposed coal plant, says columnist

Author: Jacqueline Kubania, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"At what cost will Lamu coal power plant be to Man and sea?"...

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3 April 2018

Kenya: Court declines to stop govt. agency from approving coal plant that will allegedly cause pollution

Author: Sam Kiplagat, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Blow of residents, activists in a bid to stop sh200bn coal plant"...

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9 October 2017

Coal plant will double Kenya's energy sector's carbon emission contrary to govt.'s commitment under the Paris Agreement, says columnist

Author: David Obura, in The Conversation (So. Africa)

"The environmental impact of a coal plant on Kenya’s coast is being underplayed"...

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6 July 2017

Kenya: Environment minister says Lamu coal plant will destroy environment & negatively impact locals' health

Author: Jane Wangechi Mugambi, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Environment CS Wakhungu turns her back on Lamu's 204 billion coal project”...

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23 May 2017

Kenya: Locals express health concerns over proposed AmuPower coal plant to govt.; company claims it will be safe

Author: Daniel Wesangula, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Lamu Coal: A much needed energy boost or cancer causing project?”...

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