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Belo Monte Dam Work Resumes: Daily

By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – The Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Court, STF) on Monday declared that work could resume on the controversial Belo Monte dam, overturning a lower court’s decision to suspend construction earlier this month.

The Regional Federal Court ruled two weeks ago that there had been insufficient consultation with indigenous groups likely to be affected by the huge hydroelectric project in the state of Pará in the Amazon and that Congress’ 2005 . . .

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