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Decree 9.888 on targets of reduction of GHG emissions and establishing the RenovaBio Committee

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2019
Decree 9.888 provides for the definition of mandatory annual targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions for the sale of fuels provided for in the Law and institutes the National Biofuels Policy Committee - RenovaBio Committee.

Art 2 stipulates that these goals will be defined by the National Energy Policy Council - CNPE, for a minimum period of ten years, pursuant to the provisions of this Decree; emphasise the improvement of the carbon intensity of the Brazilian fuel matrix; and will take into account:
a) the international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions assumed by the country and the sectoral actions within the scope of these commitments;
b) the availability of biofuels supply by producers and importers holding the Efficient Biofuel Production Certificate;
c) the valorisation of energy resources;
d) the evolution of national fuel consumption and imports;
e) protection of consumer interests in relation to the price, quality and supply of fuels; and
f) the impact of fuel prices on inflation indices.

Decree 9.888 revokes decree 9.308

Resolution 791/2019 ANP provides for the individualisation of mandatory annual targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions for the commercialisation of fuels, within the scope of the National Biofuels Policy (RenovaBio).


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