Indigenous and riparian were not consulted and there is not the Integrated Environmental Assessment (IEA), as required by environmental legislation.
With favorable opinion of Funai, Norte Energia consortium begins work of provisional dams will divert the course of the Xingu River.
Interethnic Development Association of the Peruvian Rainforest will debate on implications by Puerto Esperanza – Iñapari road. See full screen infographic
With the Interoceanic Highway connecting Pacific to Atlantic, has given rise to opportunities for income and development, but also challenges.
Brazil’s Supreme Court authorized on Monday the resumption of works on the Belo Monte dam in the heart of the Amazon, suspended because indigenous were not heard in Congress.
The Norte Energia company suspended all activities directly related to the construction, by court’s failure to comply with the constitutional provision requiring the holding of public hearings with affected communities.
Again, the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant in the Brazilian Amazon was stopped because, according to the Federal Court of the First Region of the country, did not respect the Constitution and the ILO Convention 169
President of the Federal Court overturned the earlier decision that prevented the continuation of the works of construction of the dam.
A federal court froze the work because it lacks the necessary congressional approval to be built on indigenous land.
Brazilian Federal Regional Court determined the immediate suspension of the works in Belo Monte hydroelectric, in Para state, under penalty of a daily fine of nearly $ 250 000.