Romania faces allegations of ‘systematic, illegal logging’ in protected forests

A group of environmental organisations has accused the Romanian government of breaking EU law by chopping down old growth forest

A group of environmental organisations has accused the Romanian government of breaking EU law by chopping down old growth forest without carrying out environmental impact assessments. 

Romania’s state forestry company, Romsilva, has been logging areas within protected Natura 2000 sites without going through the correct legal procedures, according to a complaint sent to the European Commission by ClientEarth, German group EuroNatur and Romanian group Agent Green.

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