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Brazilian judge suspends #BeloMonte dam project over lack of consultation with indigenous communities #Brazil

15 Aug 2012: Belo Monte Dam Halted By Brazilian Judge Over Lack of Consultation A Brazilian judge has ordered a suspension of the controversial Belo Monte dam project, saying that local indigenous people who will be affected by the massive hydroelectric project were not sufficiently consulted Brazil’s Belo Monte Dam: A Conflict in the Amazon Critics say the benefits of the Belo Monte dam , now under construction in the Amazon, are far outweighed by the environmental and social costs. An e360 video explores both sides of this controversial project. READ THE e360 REPORT during the environmental assessment process. In a ruling issued Tuesday, Judge Souza Prudente of the Federal Tribunal of Brazil’s Amazon region found that no consultations were held with local communities before Congress approved what would be the world’s third-largest dam project. The $16 billion project, wh...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/brazil_judge_halts_belo_monte...

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