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New CONAMA Resolution Regulates Environmental Permitting of Wind-Power Plants
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes,Gabriela Mello, August 5, 2014
On July 25, 2014, the Brazilian National Environmental Council (CONAMA) enacted Resolution No. 462, regulating specific proceedings for the environmental permitting of land wind-power plants. In summary, the new resolution provides for different permitting procedures according to the environmental...
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...