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  • Wednesday, April 21st 2010 - 03:29 UTC

    Brazilian government awards bid to build controversial Amazon dam

    Belo Monte is set to become the world’s third largest hydroelectric complex

    The Brazilian government accepted bids Tuesday to build what would be the world’s third-largest hydroelectric dam in the Amazon. Officials proceeded with the auction immediately after a judge overturned another magistrate’s injunction blocking the tender and revoking the environmental permit for the 11,000 MW Belo Monte complex.