Yusufeli Dam going ahead?

(Berne Declaration, Zurich, 9 October 2006) A review of the Yusufeli environmental impact assessment (EIA) prepared for the Berne Declaration and Friends of the Earth France notes that it does not comply with World Bank EIA standards. The above noted European Parliament report calls on Turkey to apply EU environmental standards to the Yusufeli Dam and other high impact projects such as Ilisu.