NGOs mobilize to stop Ilisu Dam (Again!)

June 2005 (Source: Friends of the Earth, UK) — Friends of the Earth UK has again mounted a letter-writing campaign to stop the Ilisu Dam in Turkey. After a successful campaign by NGOs, Balfour Beatty pulled out of the controversial project. However, the German company Siemens has now shown an interest in taking on the project and has bought the Austrian company VA Tech - the only non-Turkish company involved in the project. Also read a related item in last month's What's New.