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Court backs power plant's use of river

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The Central Administrative Court yesterday rejected a request by Saraburi residents to revoke a permit issued to a power plant operator to draw water from the Pasak River. 

Twenty-six residents, who are members of the Kaeng Khoi Conservation Group, filed a complaint with the court in March 2007.

They asked the court to rule on the validity of the permit granted by the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) to Gulf Power Generation Co, the operator of Kaeng Khoi II power plant in Kaeng Khoi district.

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