Brazilian judge blocks plans for cons...

Brazilian judge blocks plans for construction of Belo Monte dam

There are 1 comment on the Guardian Unlimited story from Feb 25, 2011, titled Brazilian judge blocks plans for construction of Belo Monte dam. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Project to build world's third-largest hydroelectric plant is suspended after failing to meet environmental requirements A boy plays with a capybara on the banks of the Xingu River near Altamira, Brazil, where the proposed hydroelectric Belo Monte dam is to be built.

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Wellington, New Zealand

#1 Feb 25, 2011
Brazil cannot have clean solar energy? It is time to learn that changing the natural flow of water on that scale is environmental destruction with many bad consequences. 100 square miles of current technology solar panels would provide all the energy required for the United States; Brazil should take the biofuel story to the next level.

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