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Venezuela

Ley de Calidad de las Aguas y del Aire

legislation type Legislative
Law
Passed in 2015
The purpose of this Law is to establish the provisions on the management of water and air quality; environmental nuisances, and the conditions under which the handling of liquid and gaseous waste must be carried out; in order to protect the health of living beings and ecosystems. 

The law notably deals with atmospheric contamination, which includes climate change-inducing substances like carbon dioxide. In article 4, the National Executive is charged to establish the technical regulations corresponding to the types of gaseous emissions (including GHGs) and the different limits and ranges.

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from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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