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Tag: Angra dos Reis nuclear plant

  • Tuesday, August 9th 2016 - 08:57 UTC

    Head of Brazil's nuclear energy development sentenced 43 years in jail for corruption

    Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva considered the father of Brazil’s nuclear program and a pillar of the military-industrial establishment, was convicted of corruption

    The CEO of Brazil’s nuclear power company Eletronuclear, was sentenced to serve 43 years in prison by a Rio de Janeiro judge, Valor Economico newspaper reported. Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva considered the father of Brazil’s nuclear program and a pillar of the military-industrial establishment was convicted of corruption, money-laundering, organized crime and obstruction of justice, in the latest chapter of the country’s historic “Operation Carwash” investigation.

  • Saturday, April 20th 2013 - 06:13 UTC

    Brazil planning a 10% tax on revenue from nuclear power operations

    The Angra dos Reis nuclear plant in the state of Rio do Janeiro

    Brazil’s electricity producing nuclear plants, under the umbrella of Eletronuclear may face a 10% tax on revenue from its nuclear power operations as the country prepares to expand arrangements that target profits from oil and gas and its distribution among local governments.