RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In February 2020, the Baía Viva Movement presented to the ALERJ (Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro) a Bill to establish environmental safeguard measures and which aims to ban the dangerous and high-risk environmental disaster operation of oil transshipment between vessels known as Ship to Ship.
In Venezuela, a large oil spill caused by this operation occurred.
"Three bays within the state of Rio de Janeiro are legally protected in accordance with the Constitution of the State of Rio de Janeiro, as a result of thousands of signatures collected in person during the Constituent . . .