Hydro's Alunorte permits are irregular, Brazilian representatives say

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018

A parliamentary committee has called for civil and criminal investigations into the solid waste disposal operations at Alunorte's alumina refinery in Brazil on environmental grounds.

Brazilian alumina refinery Alunorte’s solid waste deposit (DRS2) had irregular environmental permits and could be built on ecological reserves, a local House of Representatives report concluded on Tuesday November 13.

Civil and criminal investigations should continue into all responsible for allowing the continued running of the DRS2, the report...

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