Approved law in the Legislative Assembly that allows state agency to license works without waiting manifestation of federal environmental institutions.
Proposed Brazil-Peru road through untouched Amazon gains momentum
March 10, 2022
Scientists and residents of the Serra do Divisor National Park fear impacts of development on the unique biodiversity of the area between Brazil’s Acre state and Peru
Brazilian state may give license without cosigner of environmental authority
June 12, 2015
Infrastructure works, civil construction, mining, roads, port terminals, and others, may receive environmental license without manifestation of federal agencies such as Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources and National Indigenous Foundation.
The Washington Post: The Yanomami: An isolated yet imperiled Amazon tribe
August 20, 2014
The Indian group has official protection, but its large reserve in Brazil is coveted by mining companies and large farming enterprises with political clout.