Environmental Organizations Launch Legal Offensive Against Bolsonaro’s Government Policies

The plaintiffs accuse the Ministry of the Environment of omission, challenge the unsupervised authorization to export timber, and demand the reinstatement of paralyzed environmental funds.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - International Environment Day, celebrated on Friday, June 6th, was marked in Brazil by a legal offensive against the environmental policies of the Jair Bolsonaro government. The Brazilian Association of Members of the Prosecutor's Office for the Environment (ABRAMPA), political parties and non-governmental organizations brought three lawsuits before the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and the Federal Justice, challenging positions and omissions by the Ministry of the Environment.

The portfolio is headed . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?