- September 24, 2018
- Veirano Advogados
Brazil determines civil liability arising from environmental violations
Federal Environmental Agency (“IBAMA”) published on September 19, 2018, Ordinance
No. 2,723 ("Ordinance"), determining the administrative planning of environmental public
civil actions ("ACPs") to be filed by IBAMA, aiming at the determination of civil liability
arising from environmental violations under IBAMA’s competence.
The National Coordination of Judicial Litigation ("COJUD"), the General Coordination of
Environmental Inspection ("CGFIS") and the Coordination of the Environmental
Sanctioning Procedure ("COPSA") should jointly plan, every six months, to indicate the
violations that may be subject to the judiciary.
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