Friday, March 5, 2010

Brazil: Cost of Amazon dam jumps $2B

Itaipu Dam
Officials say the cost of building a huge dam in Brazil's Amazon has jumped $2 billion because of new environmental protections.

Photo courtesy of Andrew White/Flickr


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  2. nothing new, cost are alway going up and business take advantage of thew situation by underestimating the cost in the first place. Most likely the great part of those $2 bi are for bribes.