IBAMA removes embargo on Alunorte but full capacity timeline still uncertain

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

One hurdle to the restart of operations at the Hydro’s bauxite residue deposit area has been cleared but a federal embargo remains in place

The Brazilian federal environmental agency, IBAMA, has removed its embargo on Hydro’s bauxite residue deposit area (DRS2) at the Alunorte refinery.

But the embargo on DRS2 from the country’s federal court system remains in place, meaning that production cannot yet resume at full capacity.

When the embargo limiting...

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