Brazil court orders work to resume on costruction of dam in Amazon

Posted on August 29, 2012 • Filed under: Brazil, Conflicts, Enviromental Issues

This week’s preliminary ruling overturned an earlier ruling from a lower court that ordered construction of the dam, which crosses the Xingu River, to be stopped until local indigenous peoples could testify before Congress. Supreme Court President Carlos Ayres Britto’s decision could still be revised, however, when the case is further examined by the court. Read Article

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