Natural Resources Law and Environmental Law
There is a growing concern regarding protection of natural resources and the environment, therefore, the State maintains public policies on conservation, preservation, and recovery issues. Therefore, all activities, Works, or projects, whether public or private, because of their nature, characteristics, effects, location, or resources can become a risk to the environment, same require an environmental impact study prior to execution thereof. Non-compliance thereof and of other duties and obligations set forth in environmental legislation and their rules and regulations, can produce temporary or permanent closing of a company, industry, or Project, as well as imposition of administrative and/or criminal sanctions, depending on the seriousness thereof.
Assistance and advice by TEJADA Abogados on this issue, are focused on responsibilities which derive from environmental contingencies, including the criminal area on environmental crimes; public hearings and consultations, special permits, concessions, environmental impact studies, environmental inspections and audits, compliance with the environmental adjustment and management programs (PAMA), previous studies for the use of potentially dangerous substances, Forest Law, application for discharge of waste water, administrative procedures regarding nuisance issues (noise, unpleasant odors, smoke, and toxic gases), environmental administrative litigation. We also offer advice to our clients in development of satisfactory environmental projects.