Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Mae-Moh-Water-Reservoir-in-Thailand-27MZIF34N1FX.htmlConceptually similarLocal Woman in Mae Moh in ThailandGP0STO5O1Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Power Plant in ThailandGP0STO5PTCompleted★★★★Mae Moh Coal Power Plant in ThailandGP0STO5PUCompleted★★★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5O4Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5O5Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5O6Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5O8Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5O9Completed★★★★Mae Moh Coal Mine in ThailandGP0STO5OACompleted★★★★View AllGP0STO5PNMae Moh Water Reservoir in ThailandMae Moh reservoir, supposedly a source of water in the area, now a dumping ground for the waste water that comes from the coal power plant. In a study released by the Water Resource Management, it is revealed that the water quality in Mae Moh Reservoir, has been deteriorated by lignite mine drainage and power station effluent. The 2,625 megawatts (MW) coal power plant in Mae Moh district, in Lampang province, North of Thailand, is the largest coal power plant in the country owned by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT).Locations:Lampang (Province)-Mae Moh-Southeast Asia-ThailandDate:23 Nov, 2013Credit:© Luke Duggleby / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5100px X 3400pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Coal-Day-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Outdoors-Reservoirs-WaterShoot:True Cost of Coal in ThailandA selection of images showing the damaging effects of the coal industry on the local population and environment in Thailand. The shoot includes images of Krabi, a world class tourist destination, not only well-known for its beauty and marine biodiversity, now under threat from coal development. A report from Greenpeace called “The True Cost of Coal” documents how people and the planet are paying the real price for coal.