Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Brazil demands $830M to ease impact of Amazon dam

Brazil's Environment Minister Carlos Minc, left, and Roberto Messias, President of Brazil's Environmental Agency IBAMA
Brazilian Environment Minister Carlos Minc says the winner of a multibillion dollar bid to build a new Amazon hydroelectric dam must pay $830 million to protect the environment and people living nearby.

Photo courtesy of Eraldo Peres/AP

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