Companies from Brazil

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Environmental Conflicts of Companies from Brazil

Contaminación por producción de cal en Nobsa, Colombia (Acerías Paz del Río)

Paramo Rabanal, Colombia (Acerías Paz del Río)

Paz del Río, Boyacá, Colombia (Acerías Paz del Río, Votorantim Metais)

Phosphate mining in Anitápolis, Brazil (Prominer Projetos S/C Ltda, Caruso Jr Estudos Ambientais and Engenharia Ltda, Adubos Trevo, Vale)

Expansion of cattle industry of Agropecuária Santa Bárbara Xinguara in Pará, Brazil (Agropecuária Santa Bárbara (AgroSB))

Hydro Alunorte alumina refinery in Barcarena, Pará, Brazil. (Alumínio Brasileiro S.A., Vale)

El proyecto del puerto de aguas profundas en la península de Araya, Venezuela (Andrade Gutiérrez)

Jirau and Santo Antonio Dams on Madeira River, Brazil (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg, ANEEL, Eletrobras Furnas, Energia Sustentável do Brasil)

Eucalyptus Plantations Aracruz / Fibria Celulose, Brazil (Safra Group, Votorantim Group, Aracruz Celulose / Fibria Celulose , FuturaGene)

Women against “green deserts” (eucalyptus monoculture), R.G. do Sul, Brazil (Aracruz Celulose / Fibria Celulose )

Suruí controversial Forest Carbon Project, Rondônia, Brasil (Associaçao Metareilá, Natura Cosméticos, Kanindé Associacao de Defesa Etnoambiental, IDESAM - Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável da Amazônia)

Ralco HEP and Bio Bio Watershed hydro plans, Chile (Atiaia Energia)

Iron ore mining project Pedra de Ferro in Caetité, BA, Brazil (Bahia Mineração)

Fracking in the Parana Basin, Brazil (Paraná Gás Exploração e Produção, Companhia Paranaense de Energia, Bayar Empreendimentos e Participações Ltda, Petra Energia, Tucumann Engenharia e Empreendimentos)

Volta Grande Mining Project, Pará, Brasil (Belo Sun Mineração Ltda)

Wind Farms in the Sustainable Development Reserve of Ponta do Tubarão, Brazil (New Energy Options Geração de Energia, Bioenergy)

Biopalma against indigenous Tembé in the Amazon, Brazil (Biopalma da Amazônia S.A, Vale)

Agroindustry in Mato Grosso displaces the Guaraní-Kaiowá from their ancestral lands, Brazil (Grupo Andre Maggi, Bom Futuro, Sidicato Ruralista)

Iron ore mining in Curral Novo, Piauí, Brazil (Brasil Exploração Mineral S.A.)

Tapeba Indians threatened by companies and public policies in Caucaia, Ceara, Brazil. (Prefeitura Municipal de Tapeba, Brazilian Technique of Food, Cerapeles)

Mining of building materials and quarry threats indigenous Pitaguary, Brazil ( Britaboa Ltda)

Barra Grande Dam on River Pelotas, Brazil (Camargo Corrêa Cimentos S/A, DME Energética Ltda, Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio, Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz, Engevix Engenharia S.A., Votorantim Group)

Assassination of Nicinha, Jirau dam area, Rondônia, Brazil (Energia Sustentável do Brasil, Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/A, Camargo Correa Investimentos em Infra-Estrutura S/A, Companhia Hidrelétrica do São Francisco)

Ashaninka people against dams, Peru (Electrobras, Engevix Engenharia S.A., Camargo Corrêa S.A, Odebrecht Ambiental , Constructura Andrade Gutierrez S.A. )

Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, Para, Brasil (Norte Energia Consortium, Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A, Constructura Andrade Gutierrez S.A. , Camargo Corrêa S.A, Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais, Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S/A, Odebrecht, Vale)

Hidroituango hydroelectric dam, Colombia (Camargo Corrêa S.A)

Hydroelectric plant in Maraba, Pará, Brazil (Electrobras, Camargo Corrêa S.A)

Atlântico Sul Shipyard, Pernambuco, Brazil (Camargo Corrêa S.A, Queiroz Galvão )

Kaolin pipeline on Quilombo land in Moju, Para, Brazil (Vale, Caulim da Amazonia, Pará Pigmentos SA, Imerys Rio Capim Caulim SA)

São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, Brazil (Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A, Electrobras, Construções e Comércio Camargo Côrrea S/A, EDF Consultoria em Projetos de Geração de Energia Ltda)

Dardanelos Dam in Amazonia, Brazil (Energética Águas da Pedra S/A , Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A, Neoenergia Investimentos S/A (Neoinvest), Odebrecht Ambiental , Companhia Hidro Elétrica do São Francisco (Chesf))

Tucuruí hydroelectric dam, Pará, Brazil (Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S.A. – Eletronorte)

Proyecto de Tendido Eléctrico en el Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela ( Central Electrica del Norte de Brasil S.A)

Tumarín hydroelectric Dam, Nicaragua (Central Hidroeléctrica de Nicaragua S.A , Central Hidroeléctrica de Centroamérica S.A , Queiroz Galvo, Electrobras)

Relleno sanitario Doña Juana, Colombia (Centro de Gerenciamiento de Residuos Dona Juana S.A.)

Ashaninka community against Tawaya biopiracy, Acre, Brazil (Tawaya Sabonetes, Natura Cosméticos, Chemyunion Química Ltd)

Pig iron industries in Piquiá de Baixo, Maranhão, Brazil (Ferro Gusa do Maranhão Ltda (Pig Iron of Maranhao Ltda), Vale, Viena Siderúrgica S/A (Vienna Steel S/A), Siderúrgica do Maranhão S/A (Steel Maranhao S/A), Cia. Siderúrgica Vale do Pindaré (Pindare's Valley Steel Co), Gusa Nordeste S/A , Sindicato das Indústrias de Ferro Gusa do Maranhão (Sindycate of Pig Iron of Maranhão))

Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) in Miradouro, Serra do Brigadeiro, MG, Brazil (Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio, Votorantim Group)

Lead contamination in Santo Amaro, Bahia, Brazil (Companhia Brazileira de Chumbo, Grupo Trevo)

Bauxite mining and deforestation in Oriximina (Para), Brazil (Mineracao Rio do Norte, Companhia Brazileira do Aluminio, Vale)

Mining-metallurgical complex in Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (Mineracao e Metalicos do Brazil Ltda, Corumba Mineracao Ltda, Mineracao Piramide Participacioes, Mineracao Corumbaense Reunida, Vale, Urucum Mineracao, Rio Doce Mineracao, Companhia Cimento Portland Itau, Grupo Votorantim Cimentos)

Conflict between Indians and miners in the Cinta Larga lands in Rondonia, Brazil (Companhia de Mineracao do Estado de Rondonia)

Mining in indigenous territories and the RENCA Amazon reserve, Amapá - Pará, Brazil (Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Naturais, Vale)

Cargill Agricola port for soy export, Brazil (Companhia Docas do Para)

Aimorés Hydroelectric Power Plant, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Vale, Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais)

Weir Figueiredo: farmers and compensation, Brazil (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca, Companhia Energetica do Ceara, Instituto do Desenvolvimento Agrario do Ceara)

Petrochemical Complex in Itaborai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A, Companhia Estadual de Aguas e Esgotos)

Complexo Industrial Portuário Governador Eraldo Gueiros (Cips), Pernambuco, Brazil ( Companhia Hidrelétrica do São Francisco, Termopernambuco, Concessionária Rota do Atlântico, Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Queiroz Galvão )

Vale company’s tailings dam failure in Brumadinho, MG, Brazil (Complexo Minerário de Paraopeba , Mineraçoes Brasileiras Reunidas, Vale)

Proyecto de presa en el río Cuira “Sistema Tuy IV” Venezuela (Construcoes e Comercio Camargo Correa S.A)

Carretera Mulaló-Loboguerrero en el Valle, Colombia (Constructura Andrade Gutierrez S.A. , Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg)

Janna Dam, Lebanon (Constructura Andrade Gutierrez S.A. )

Cassuruba Reserve in Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil (Cooperativa dos Criadores de Camaro do Extremo Sul da Bahia)

Deforestion and land confict in Gleba Nova Olinda, Para, Brazil (Cooperativa dos produtores do Oeste do Para/Western Pará Rural Producers Cooperative, Rondobel Industria e Comercio de Madeira/Rondobel Insustry and Trade of Timber)

Pollution of leather industry in Belém, Brazil (Fênix Curtidora Ltda, Curtume Idea, Curtume Couro Norte)

Baixo Acaraú irrigation project threatens Tremembé indigenous people, Brazil (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra as Secas)

Expansion of coconut plantations threatens the Tremembé indogenous people, Brazil (Ducoco Agrícola S.A)

Industrial Complex Porto Açu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (EBX Group, PRUMO Global Logistics)

Fibria and Eldorado Brasil project in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (Fibria, Eldorado Brazil Papel e Celulose)

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Cimarrón, El Salvador (Electrobras)

Represa Inambari, Peru (Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Amazonas Sur SAC, Inambari Geracao de Energia S.A)

Thermoelectric Complex Parnaíba, Maranhao, Brazil (MPX Energia S.A (renamed ENEVA), ENEVA)

Eucalyptus Monoculture in Eunapolis, Bahia, Brazil (Veracel, Fibria)

Land dispute Fibria and quilombolas, Brazil (Fibria)

Florestaminas and Replasa plantations, Brazil (Florestaminas, Replasa)

Rubber tappers against cattle ranchers and the murder of Chico Mendes, Brazil (Frigorífico Bordon)

Xakriaba territorial struggle, Brazil (Fundacao Rural Mineira)

Baleia Wind Power Complex in Ceará, Brazil (FURNAS, FUNDO DE INVESTIMENTO EM PARTICIPACOES CAIXA MILAO)

Manso dam, Brazil (FURNAS, Produtores Energticos de Manso S/A)

Itataia Project for Uranium and Phosphate mining in Santa Quitéria, Ceará, Brazil (Galvani )

Lobbying for the new Mining Code and cooptation of indigenous communities along Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil (Paranapanema, GoldAmazon)

Timber Exploitation in Porto de Moz & Prainha, Brazil (Grupo Campos, Madenorte/Maraj Island Business, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A, Porto de Moz Ltd.)

Waste incineration fuelled cement plant in Córdoba, Spain (Grupo Votorantim Cimentos)

Waste incineration fuelled cement plant in Toral de los Vados, León, Spain (Grupo Votorantim Cimentos)

Gold mining in Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Rio Paracatu Mineracao, Instituto de Tecnologia Socioambiental de Paracatu)

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Xalalá, Guatemala (Intertechne)

Russas and Valparaíso REDD+ projects in Acre, Brazil ( I.S.R.C. Investimentos e Assessoria LTDA, Manoel Batista Lopes, ME)

Landless peasants of 'KM Mil' against land grabbers in Novo Progresso, Pará, Brazil (JBS S.A.)

Envira Amazônia REDD+ project in Acre, Brazil (JR Agropecuária e Empreendimentos EIRELI)

Klabin plantations, Brazil (Klabin)

Quilomboas of Conceicao das Crioulass struggle for land and water in Salgueiro/PE, Brazil (Local farmers)

Ashaninka of Rio Amônia and Saweto against illegal loggers at border Peru-Brazil (Madeireira Cameli)

Onca Puma nickel mining project in Ourilândia do Norte, Pará, Brazil (Mineracao Onca Puma, Vale)

Iron ore mining in Nova Lima, MG, Brazil (Mineracoes Brazileiras Reunidas, Vale)

Conflict involving miners of Juma river, Novo Aripuana/AM, Brazil (Minorte)

Iron ore mining and mineroduct, Morro do Pilar, Minas Gerais, Brazil (MLog S.A.)

Purus REDD Project, Brazil (Moura & Rosa Empreendimentos Imobiliários)

Thermal Power Plants in Sapeacu, Brazil (Multiner S/A)

Quilombola communities affected by wind power projects in Caetité region, Brazil (Renova Energia, Neoenergia)

Mining project Caçapava do Sul, Rio Camaquã, RGS, Brazil (Nexa Resources, Votorantim Metais)

Eucalyptus plantations in São Luiz do Paraitinga. “Deserto Verde” in São Paulo, Brazil (Nobrecel, Votorantim Group, Suzano Papel e Celulose and Suzano Renewable Energy)

Uranium mining in Caetite, Brazil (Nuclear Industries)

Baba Dam Project - Los Rios, Ecuador (OAS S.A.)

Quevedo-Vinces multi-purpose project, Ecuador (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg, OAS S.A.)

Refinaria Abreu e Lima (RNEST), Pernambuco, Brazil (Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Odebrecht, OAS S.A.)

Hidroelectrica Miel I, Caldas, Colombia (Odebrecht Ambiental )

Los Pescados River hydroelectric project in Veracruz, Mexico (Odebrecht Ambiental )

Afrodita-Dorato, Condorcanqui, Peru (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg)

Deviation of the Sao Francisco River, Brazil (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A, Queiroz Galvo)

Manta-Manaus Multimodal Corridor, Ecuador/Peru/Brazil (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Changuinola II, Bocas del Toro, Panamá (Odebrecht Energy Luxembourg)

Interoceánica as a driver of deforestation and land use change in Madre de Dios, Peru (Odebrecht Peru Ingenieria Y Construccion S.A.C.)

Megarepresas sobre el Marañon, Chadin 2 y Rio Grande 1 y 2, Perú (Odebrecht Peru Ingenieria Y Construccion S.A.C.)

Waste dump, Gameleiro in Olho Dagua das Flores, Brazil (Olho dagua das Flores City Hall)

Bauxite mining in Juruti, Para, Brazil (Omnia Minerios Ltda)

Munduruku indigenous resistance against illegal gold mining in Pará, Brazil (Ourominas )

Puerto de Paracas, Peru (PATTAC Participaçoes, Tucumann Engenharia e Empreendimentos)

Anti-fracking movement and Petrobras Shale Gas Exploration Field AC-T-8 – Vale do Juruá, Brazil ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Derrame de petroleo en el campo de Frade, Brasil ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Gas Pipelines Urucu-Coari-Manaus & Urucu-Porto Velho - Petrobras, Brazil ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A, Transpetro , Transportadora Urucu-Manaus)

Loma de La Lata y Vaca Muerta en Neuquen, Argentina ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Oil and Gas Exploration in Coari, Brazil ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Oil exploration in Pilón Lajas, Bolivia ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Polo Petroquímico de Dock Sud en “Villa Inflamable”, Argentina. ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Reserva Nacional de Tariquia y oposición a hidrocarburos, Bolivia ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Yasuni National Park - ITT oil extraction, Ecuador ( Petróleo Brasileiro S.A)

Refinaria Presidente Bernardes “Vale da Morte”, Cubatão, São Paulo, Brazil (Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.)

Plantar CDM tree plantation project, Brazil (Plantar S/A)

Shrimp farms v. fishermen in Santa Rita, Brazil (PRJC)

Karonsi'e Dongi people and Vale mine in Sorowako, Sulawesi, Indonesia (Vale Indonesia, Vale, Pt Inco)

Rice monocultures and land conflicts with Quilombola communities in the Marajó archipelago, Pará, Brazil (Quartiero family)

Copper mining in Canaã dos Carajás and Marabá, Pará, Brazil (Vale, Salobo Metais S.A.)

Claiming against “black powder” at Tubarão Port in Vitória, Brazil (Samarco, Vale)

Samarco Tailings Dam Disaster, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Samarco, Vale)

Asbestos Mine in Bom Jesus da Serra and Eternit Factory in Simoes Filho, Brazil (Sama Sociedade Anonima Mineracao de Amianto)

Cana Brava Amianto´s Mining in Minaçu, Goiás, Brazil (Sama Sociedade Anonima Mineracao de Amianto)

Incineration of hospital and industrial waste in Camargos, MG, Brazil (SERQUIP Waste Treatment Ltda)

Shell Brazil & BASF pesticide plant, Brazil (Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda)

Iron ore mining and mineroduct, Grão Mogol, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Votorantim Group, Sul americana de Metais S.A.)

Suzano biomass plantations, Brazil (Suzano Papel e Celulose and Suzano Renewable Energy)

Extension of Tucuruí transmission line to Roraima, Brazil (Transnorte Energia)

Usina Trapiche, Sirinhaém, Pernambuco, Brazil (Usina Trapiche S.A.)

Bayovar mining by Vale - Miski Mayo, Peru (Vale)

Coal mining in Tete Province by Vale and other companies, Mozambique (Vale)

Hunter Valley Coal, New South Wales, Australia (Vale)

Iron Mine on Simandou Mountain Range, Mine de Fer, Guinée (Vale)

Iron ore mining in Gandarela Mountain Range, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Vale)

Maritime Terminal of Teluk Rubiah of Vale, Malaysia (Vale Malaysia , Vale)

Mineria La Morada de Miski Mayo, Peru (Vale)

Port Colborne Class Action Lawsuit Against Vale, Canada (Vale)

Potasio Rio Colorado, Mendoza, Argentina (Vale)

Rhéébù Nùù group and Vale mining, New Caledonia (Vale)

Tres Valles en Coquimbo, Chile (Vale)

Vale Mining in Voisey's Bay, Labrador, Canada (Vale)

Vale's giant S11D iron ore project and Railroad Carajás, Pará, Brazil (Vale)

Controversial Amazon route of Transcontinental Railway Brazil-Peru (VALEC Engenharia, Construcoes e Ferrovias S.A.)

Ferrovia de Integracão Oeste-Leste (FIOL), Brazil (VALEC Engenharia, Construcoes e Ferrovias S.A.)