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Título: Social Impacts of Brazil's Tucuruí Dam
Autor(es): Philip Martin Fearnside
Assunto: Energia
Impactos Sociais
ISSN: 0364-152X
Revista: Environmental Management
Volume: 24
Resumo: The Tucurui Dam, which blocked the Tocantins River in 1984 in Brazil's eastern Amazonian state of Para, is a continuing source of controversy. Most benefits of the power go to aluminum smelting companies, where only a tiny amount of employment is generated. Often presented by authorities as a model for hydroelectric development because of the substantial power that it produces, the project's social and environmental impacts are also substantial. Examination of Tucurui reveals a systematic overestimation of benefits and underestimation of impacts as presented by authorities. Tucurui offers many as-yet unlearned lessons for hydroelectric development in Amazonia.
ISSN: 0364-152X
Aparece nas coleções:Coordenação de Dinâmica Ambiental (CDAM)

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