Hydroelectric power plants create controversy in Iceland

09/18/2007 | Inter Press Service News Agency

The majority of Icelanders object to plans to develop three hydroelectric power plants in South Iceland's Thjorsa River, despite interest from several companies to purchase energy from the proposed facilities. Opponents of the plants question the effects on local wildlife and archeological relics, and the lack of geological research of the area.

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