Thursday, April 15, 2010

Brazil suspends Amazon dam project targeted by Avatar director

Itaipu Dam
A Brazilian judge on Wednesday suspended the preliminary license for the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, a controversial project in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, citing "danger of irreparable harm," reports the Amazon Watch, an NGO that has been campaigning on the issue.

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