63m3 of illegal wood seized in Cachoeira do Piriá

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April 16, 2020 - Pará, Brazil

The Federal Highway Police seized 62.88 cubic meters (~ 26,600 bf) of illegal wood during transit on highway BR-316 in Cachoeira do Piriá on April 15. The driver presented documentation that did not match the volume and types of wood being transported.

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63m3 of illegal wood seized in Cachoeira do Piriá

Photo: PRF PA