Andritz: Possible Loss of the Belo Monte Project

Published: March 3, 2011; 01:16 · (Vindobona)

The Brazilian government is fighting for the realization of the controversial Belo Monte project, whose approval has been blocked in court.

Andritz: Possible Loss of the Belo Monte Project / Picture: © Flickr

The Brazilian justice filed an appeal against the decision of a provincial court, which blocked the approval for the construction of the huge power plant. Many unfulfilled environmental regulations are the reason for the ban.

With Belo Monte, the third-largest hydroelectric plant on Earth will be created, for which reason the project is particularly controversial. 40,000 people…

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