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Veirano e Advogados Associados
On December 24, 2018, the Federal Environmental Council published Resolution No. 492 ("Resolution"), regulating two phases of the Air Pollution Control Program for Vehicles ("PROCONVE")
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
A ANP publicou nesta sexta-feira (21/12) a Resolução nº 764/2018, que estabelece as especificações dos combustíveis de referência
Tauil & Chequer
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources ("IBAMA") Normative Ruling No. 6/2013, recently amended by the IBAMA Normative Rulings Nos. 11 and 12/2018...
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Em 17 de abril de 2018, foram publicadas a Instrução Normativa n°11/2018 e a Instrução Normativa nº 12/2018 ("Instruções Normativas") pelo Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais ("IBAMA"), alterando o regulamento do Cadastro Técnico Federal de Atividades Potencialmente Poluidoras e Utilizadoras de Recursos Ambientais ("CTF/APP") e instituindo novos instrumentos ambientais.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Em 16 de fevereiro de 2018, o Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos utilizam substâncias sujeitas a controle e eliminação conforme o Protocolo de Montreal.
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
In November 2011, a drillship operated by a foreign oil company authorized to operate in Brazil, caused the spillage of 440,000 liters of oil at sea, in the field of Frade, 370 kilometres away from the north coast of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
The National Environmental Council published on 09/12/2015 the Resolution no. 472 of 27/11/2015 setting forth provisions on the use of chemical dispersants to combat oil spills at sea, revoking the CONAMA Resolution no. 269 of 14/09/200 which previously set forth provisions on this same matter.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
No último dia 9 de dezembro, foi publicada a Resolução do Conselho Nacional do Meio Ambiente (Conama) nº 472, de 27 de novembro de 2015 (Nova Resolução)...
Carbone Law Office
It is undisputed that evaluation of environmental damage is an extremely complex area.
Carbone Law Office
Some thirty years ago Brazil practically had no legislation regarding pollution in general and even more in respect of pollution of territorial waters.
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
Tal tese não foi acolhida nos juízos de primeira e de segunda instâncias, tendo sido confirmada a obrigação da petroleira de pagar a referida multa.
Tauil & Chequer
The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) has published a decision recognizing, for the first time, the environmental product liability of manufacturers of potentially polluting products.
Tauil & Chequer
On October 23, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Government enacted Decree No. 8,127, which has introduced the long-awaited National Contingency Plan for oil pollution incidents in waters under Brazilian jurisdiction.
Felsberg e Associados
Last June 6, in celebration of Environment Day, the Governor of Sao Paulo Geraldo Alckmin enacted Decree-Law No. 59,263, which regulates Law No. 13,577, dated July 8, 2009, on the guidelines and procedures for the protection of the quality of the soil against noxious alterations by contamination.
Chile
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Following Mexico’s initiative to discourage the use of carbon-intensive fuels, Chile's government has passed an environmental tax law with the objective of encouraging a shift to the use of clean air technologies.
Mexico
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
On January 23rd, 2018, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources ("SEMARNAT") published in the Federal Official Gazette ("DOF") the Official Communication regarding the standards that must be used to measure the CO2 produced by new light automobiles that weigh 3,847 kilograms or less, use gasoline or diesel as fuel, are traded in Mexico, and are model-year 2018 ("Official Communication").
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
SEMARNAT publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación, un Aviso mediante el cual se dan a conocer los parámetros que deberán utilizarse para calcular las emisiones de bióxido de carbono...
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
In such date, the Corporations must submit before PROFEPA or any certification entity the Annual Report of Information, as established in section 7.2.4 of NOM-163, with the purpose of obtaining the NOM Certificate.
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
This year the Environment Law Roundtable has been dominated by discussions on the implications of the Paris Agreement.
Mijares Angoitia Cortes y Fuentes SC
On October 28th, 2014, implementing provisions to the General Law on Climate Change on matters related to the National Registry of Emissions were enacted and entered into effect on the following day.
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