Proposed hydroelectric in Branco River, which crosses the State of Roraima, would produce 6% of the energy of Belo Monte, but would create wetland greater.
August 1, 2013
According to report, only 4 of the 23 environmental requirements imposed by the agency were attended. Of these, none was infrastructure.
September 23, 2013
From 471 dams in operation and planned, 16 are in Indigenous Territories and 49 in Protected Areas.
October 8, 2013
Hydroelectric projects leverage environmental contamination by methylmercury, the most toxic form of the chemical element.