Lobo & Ibeas overturns Guapimirim oil spill fine

Lobo & Ibeas has helped Brazilian energy developer Ipiranga Produtos de Petróleo reverse a pollution compensation filing issued by the Rio de Janeiro state municipality of Guapimirim after a train operated by third-party contractor Ferrovia Centro Atlântica (FCA) derailed, spilling 70,000 litres of carcinogenic diesel fuel into the Caceribu river a decade ago.

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