RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The permitting process for what is currently Brazil's largest uranium exploration project, the Santa Quitéria project in Ceará, is getting back on track.
In this new round of analysis, the public hearings have already been approved by Ibama (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources). The debates are scheduled to occur in the next three months and promise to be intense.
The project is located between the municipalities of Santa Quitéria and Itatira, 217 km from Fortaleza. It foresees an investment of R$2.3 billion (US$500 million) and the creation . . .