Dochfour farmers considering legal action to halt Hope Canal
-until concerns are addressed
Farmers at Hope/Dochfour are not convinced that all is being done to protect them from the ravages of flooding during the rainy season and want their concerns addressed before the $3 billion Hope Canal project is completed. They said they are mulling legal action.
Stabroek News caught up with one of the aggrieved farmers, Roy Doodnauth on Sunday last who shared some of his concerns about what could happen should drainage not be addressed. “We feel that they supposed to do the drainage and irrigation system before they dig the canal or even before they complete the work,” said Doodnauth. “Suppose when they finish …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.