World’s most controversial dam, Brazil’s Belo Monte, back on

Mongabay: A recent injunction against controversial dam, Belo Monte, in Brazil has been overturned, allowing the first phase of construction to go ahead. The ruling by a higher court argued that not all environmental conditions must be met on the dam in order for construction to start. Issued on February 25th, the injunction against the dam argued that the partial license granted by Brazil's environmental agency, IBAMA, was issued illegally. Judge Ronaldo Destêrro found that the license was granted under......

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