According to report, only 4 of the 23 environmental requirements imposed by the agency were attended. Of these, none was infrastructure.
June 9, 2014
350 protesters opponents of the construction of the Brazilian hydroelectric Belo Monte blocked the main road from the Amazon to protest against the controversial dam.
June 11, 2014
Raoni and his successor, Megaron, in Paris accused several French companies to destroy their environment.
September 23, 2021
The appeal signed by 300 organizations around the world addresses the COP26. According to the document, hydroelectric power plants increase greenhouse gas emissions and deplete natural resources. In the Amazon, Belo Monte deforested an area larger than the city of São Paulo. Works at 12 hydroelectric plants could lead to the deforestation of 9,500 km2 in the Tapajós river basin.