Coal mining in Rio Grande do Sul
A project by the Copelmi company wants to license a coal mining plant close to Porto Alegre. Civil society is questioning the process.
A coal mining project close to Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul, is the target of protests by civil society organizations. Developed by Copelmi Mineração, the plant is at the application stage of the environmental licensing with FEPAM (the Henrique Luiz Roessler State Foundation of Environmental Protection). iCS is monitoring the process and studying how to support civil society in the mobilization.