US$ 2.7M in environmental fines applied during operation in Colniza

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November 13, 2020 - Mato Grosso, Brazil

Between October 13 and 23, various authorities in Mato Grosso conducted an operation in Colniza. Areas of deforestation were assessed and five lumber companies were inspected. About US$ 2.7 million in fines were applied, 10 infraction notices, and 10 terms of embargoes were issued.

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