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Brazilian Forest Code, Rural Environmental Registry and Environmental Regularization Programs
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes, May 13, 2014
After nearly two years of waiting, the Environmental Ministry published, on May 6, 2014, Regulation No. 2 (Regulation), formally implementing the Rural Environmental Registry (RER). Now, all rural properties must be enrolled in the RER System (RERSYS) by May 2015. This deadline may be extended for...
Brazilian National Contingency Plan for oil pollution incidents
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes, November 21, 2013
On October 23, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Government enacted Decree No. 8,127 (“Decree”), which has introduced the long-awaited National Contingency Plan (“NCP”) for oil pollution incidents in waters under Brazilian jurisdiction. The consolidation of the NCP has been...