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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will allow environmental transgressors to exchange millionaire fines for recovery works at a discount, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a bid to reduce litigation and raise funds for projects in times of austerity.
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2017-08-17 20:50:03
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - An overhaul of Brazil's biofuels policy in coming days, aimed at cutting the country's carbon emissions, should boost demand for cleaner fuels, stabilize the volatile industry and accelerate a recent wave of mergers and acquisitions in the sector.
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2017-08-11 13:59:54
Monday, July 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is planning to lower the estimated capacity of several older hydroelectric dams before they are privatized by state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras, a senior energy official told Reuters on Monday.
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2017-07-17 16:35:29
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialised countries to honour financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a statement on Tuesday.
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2017-04-11 07:13:01
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialized nations to honor the financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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2017-04-11 04:02:52
Friday, April 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A federal court in Brazil suspended the operating license of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam on environmental grounds, according to a statement late on Thursday from federal prosecutors in the state of Pará.
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2017-04-07 11:26:18