10/10/2016 16h24 - Updated 11/10/2016 09h01

Port of Manaus back to work after Ibama embargo

The embrago the reason was that the environmental permit submitted by the companies operating the port was 2013.
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The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) It released the operation of Manaus Private Port since last Friday (7), a day after the local authority have embargoed the activities on site. As Ibama, the Desembargo happened after the operating companies of the port presenting solutions to environmental compliance issues detected during operation Ajuricaba, held by Ibama, On thursday (6).

The embrago the reason was that the environmental permit submitted by the companies operating the port was 2013. On the day of operation Ajuricaba, two companies were fined, R $ 412 one thousand, for not having updated environmental permit or emergency plan in case of accidents with oil spill.

However, according to Geandro Pantoja, head of the Division of Environmental Technical Ibama Amazon, a day after the embargo, companies had a contract with a third company that provides emergency service, if there is oil spill. according Geandro, the measure is preliminary until there is an emergency plan in case of possible accidents involving spillage of liquid in the Negro River waters.

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