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Veirano e Advogados Associados
Acolhendo em parte pedido formulado pela Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores na Indústria (CNTI), a Ministra do Supremo Tribunal Federal
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Em vista da implantação do Sistema de Outorga de Água do Rio Grande do Sul (SISOUT), foram promulgadas regras de transição pela Secretaria de Estado do Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável (SEMA/RS) e pela Fundação Estadual de Proteção Ambiental (FEPAM).
Veirano e Advogados Associados
A data final para inscrição de imóveis rurais no Cadastro Ambiental Rural (CAR), previsto pelo Código Florestal, foi novamente adiada para 31 de maio de 2018, conforme Decreto Federal nº 9257, de 29 de dezembro de 2017.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
A Medida Provisória nº 809, publicada em 1º de dezembro de 2017, autorizou o Instituto Chico Mendes de Biodiversidade (ICMBIO) a selecionar instituição financeira para administrar os recursos oriundos da compensação ambiental prevista pela Lei nº 9.985/00, que criou o Sistema Nacional de Unidades de Conservação. O depósito integral do valor fixado pelo órgão ambiental desonera as empresas do cumprimento das demais obrigações relacionadas à compensação ambiental.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
O Governo Federal promulgou a Lei nº 13.576, publicada no dia 27 de dezembro de 2017, que institui a Política Nacional de Biocombustíveis ("RenovaBio") com importantes e aguardadas inovações ao setor.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
A RenovaBio estipula ainda multas administrativas de R$ 100 mil a R$ 50 milhões pelo não atendimento das metas de redução de GEE, e delega à regulamentação os procedimentos...
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Em dezembro, diversos Estados estabeleceram novas obrigações e prazos para a gestão de barragens sob sua fiscalização.
Siskinds LLP
On January 10, 2018, New York City announced the filing of its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against several oil companies including BP ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Despite being Canada's most biologically diverse province and the home of some of Canada's most vocal environmental advocates, BC does not have any provincial species-at-risk legislation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On December 5, 2017, the Federal Court released two decisions respecting applications for judicial review brought by Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko) for the New Prosperity mine project (the Project).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective January 1, 2018, the Administrative Penalties Regulation, O. Reg. 540/17 ("AP Regulation") strengthened the framework for enforcement of the bulk of the provisions of Ontario's multi-billion dollar cap and trade program.
Thompson Coburn LLP
During 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added nine compounds to its list of chemicals that product manufacturers are required by law to disclose to consumers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 3, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the User Fees for the Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest System and Amendments to Manifest Regulations Final Rule...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
EPA has promulgated its new per violation penalty rules for 2018.
Foley & Lardner
Just before the holiday break, U.S. EPA announced the potential return to "nonattainment ozone status" for a number of locations in the United States, including portions of eastern and southeastern Wisconsin.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This afternoon, EPA announced the details on the three anticipated "listening sessions" in connection with the Agency's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 9, 2018, the EPA published the third round of final area designations under the 2010 SO2 NAAQS. In this round, the EPA identified six (6) ...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In 2017, New York State enacted multiple laws that tackle aspects of two major environmental issues facing the state: protecting water quality and advancing the state's clean energy goals.
Miles & Stockbridge
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt says that expediting cleanups at Superfund sites is one of his top priorities.
White & Case LLP
In the US, the trading of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction credits is underway in a large group of states on the East Coast and in California.
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