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Decision on Forestry Code Due: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff is expected to decide today, Thursday, if she is to veto - fully or in part - the controversial Forestry Code. On Wednesday she led ongoing discussions over the final draft of the text, which has already undergone a series of amendments, alongside members of her cabinet, including Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira.

The president’s decision must be made public on Friday, Minister for Institutional Relations Ideli Salvatti told O Globo . . .

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