Brazil court gives dam go-ahead

BBC: Brazil court reverses Amazon Monte Belo dam suspension Chief Raoni of the Kaiapo tribe has been a vocal opponent of the project A court in Brazil has approved a controversial hydro-electric project in the Amazon rainforest, overturning an earlier ruling. Last week a judge blocked construction of the Belo Monte dam, saying it did not meet environmental standards. But a higher court on Thursday said there was no need for all conditions to be met in order for work to begin. Critics say the......

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