Ipaam busted several environmental crimes in Rio Preto da Eva

Among the crimes are: unauthorized vegetation removal, wood processing in charcoal, intervention in APP, wild animals in captivity and dam streams.
01/02/2017 10h59 - Updated 2/02/2017 16h17
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Police Battalion of Environmental Military action in Rio Preto da Eva (a 78 km from Manaus), between the days 12 e 13 from January, to answer allegations made by the city's Department of the Environment.

The agencies identified several illegal activities in the city, the occurrence of unauthorized vegetation removal, wood processing in charcoal, intervention in permanent preservation area (APP), wild animals in captivity and dam streams.

The action resulted in three notices of violation and two terms of seizure totaling R $ 36 thousand in fines. Also seized were five tortoises and agouti – which they were returned to the wild – and chain saw that was used to cut down trees to produce wood for charcoal.


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