Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve fined R $ 50 thousand for environmental crimes

five were seized chainsaws, 15m³ closed madeira, But an area of 10 hectares and the seizure and release of a macaw.
18/02/2017 15h26 - Updated 20/02/2017 10h29
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The Institute of Amazonas Environmental Protection (Ipaam) in conjunction with the Environmental Police Battalion conducted an inspection operation in the kilometer 26 that PM 352, in Manacapuru, last Friday (10), in order to meet deforestation complaints and illegal logging.

No ramal out to, located within the Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS) Black river, They were seized five chainsaws, 15m³ closed madeira, But an area of 10 hectares and the seizure and release of a macaw. The Environmental Battalion also seized five rifles. The total value of issued tax assessment of was R $ 50 one thousand.

In extension output organs they caught him a truck carrying 6m³ ​​of thick wood without the Tax Source Document (DOF). The vehicle and timber were seized and a fine of R $ 1.800 it was applied.

The IPAAM should continue supervisory actions in the RDS and its environs in order to reduce the high environmental crime rate in these reserves.

In 2016, there were three operations within the RDS Rio Negro: Operation III Maíra, in May; Operation IV Maíra, in July; and Operation Mapinguari, in December.


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