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Cetesb updates rules on issuance of technical opinions
Board decision establishes procedures for contaminated areas.
Cetesb: new environmental licensing procedures
Standards are considered progress in the modernization of licensing processes and environmental authorizations.
Rural Heritage in Affectation and Environmental Obligations
The risk that the existing environmental liability will be assumed by the new owner
Benefits of Ibama's new procedures on environmental damages arising from vegetation suppression
By requiring the assessment of the existence of an unlawful conduct, demonstration of fault and proof of the causal nexus, the environmental authority may provide more legal certainty on the issuance of infraction notices coleta.
Precedent of climatic litigation in Brazil
Trial of ADPF 708 by the Supreme Court is an important step to leverage environmental policies.
An important step for the Brazilian carbon market
Federal Decree No. 11.075/22, which regulates the sector, is an improvement, but legal security on the subject still depends on specific legislation.
What changes with Federal Decree 11,080/22
Check out the amendments to Federal Decree 6,514/08 on violations and administrative sanctions for conduct and activities deemed harmful to the environment.
New decrees establish the National Solid Waste Plan and the Recycling Credit Certificate
The institution of Planares and the creation of Recicla+ aim to improve the solid waste management in a proper, transparent and efficient way in the country.
Federal Decree establishes RegularizAgro
One of the objectives of the National Plan for Environmental Regularization of Rural Properties is to promote and improve the integration of information systems and databases used to feed the Rural Environmental Registry.
Federal Decree 10.950/22: update of the National Contingency Plan for Oil Pollution Incidents in Waters under National Jurisdiction
New normative instrument establishes responsibilities, establishes organizational structure and defines guidelines, procedures and actions to ensure the joint and coordinated action of the public and private sectors, mitigate possible environmental damage and avoid, as much as possible, damage to public health.
New law modifies rules on permanent preservation areas in consolidated urban areas
Municipalities now have legislative competence to establish extensions of marginal bands of APPs, taking into account local characteristics.
Superior Court of Justice publishes new precedent on State’s civil liability for environmental damages
Even in the case of joint and several liability, the burden of reparation can only be attributed to the State in the impossibility of the actual causative agent to repair the damage.