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Amazon megadam denied licence over environmental, indigenous concerns

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Munduruku people using stones to spell out “Tapajos Livre” in a 2014 protest (Pic: Greenpeace/Bruno Kelly)

The 8GW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydropower project is expected to get the thumbs down from Brazilian regulators, in move cautiously welcomed by activists

August 6, 2016 — A mammoth 8GW dam in the Amazon rainforest is set to be denied a licence, in a sign Brazil could be shifting away from hydropower.  Continue reading Amazon megadam denied licence over environmental, indigenous concerns