Brazil says new hydro power projects in the Amazon possible

Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles poses for a photograph after a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The Brazilian government would be open to evaluating new hydro power projects in the Amazon region on their merits, as the administration shrugs off “ideological” interference in the licensing process, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Monday. Speaking at seminar organized by government relations association Abrig, Salles said environmental agency Ibama […]

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