Day: 17 November 2000
Nelson Mandela and World Commission on Dams launch ‘landmark’ report
Nelson Mandela joined the World Commission on Dams (WCD) in launching their final report on dams and sustainable development, which found that while dams have delivered significant benefits, in too many cases the price for local people has been unacceptable and often unnecessary.
Congressional reports accuse Clinton administration and the Department of Energy of squandering hundreds of millions of dollars
Two Congressional reports have slammed the cancellation of a 50-year timber contract, costing Americans $750 million, and Department of Energy attempts to clean up contaminated nuclear sites, resulting in the possible waste of “billions” of dollars.
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