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Changes in the ANLA

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) has the green light to start its expansion and restructuring process.

 

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Santander goes green

The Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente), Ricardo Lozano, announced the creation of a Permanent Environmental Table (PET) in the department of Santander.

 

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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National Water Council

The government announced the reactivation of the National Water Council. The initiative will be supported by seven different entities.

 

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Fossil fuel pollution

Greenpeace and the Energy and Clean Air Research Center (CREA), conducted a study analyzing fossil fuel pollution.

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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ANLA talks environmental licenses

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) received 80 requests for environmental licenses in the oil and mining industry, during 2019 alone.

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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This month starts with a negative report on environmental issues

Santander’s governor asked Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) to provide detailed information on the condition of wells that were sealed in the department, and that are not currently being developed. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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‘La Lizama scandal’: Ecopetrol talks back

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) announced that it wants to fine the NOC for the La Lizama incident. This is what the firm had to say.

 

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Environmentalists message to the government

Social and environmental organizations grouped in Colombia’s National Water Network, sent a petition to Colombian citizens, as a way to pressure the government and avoid the development of fracking research pilot projects (PPII).

 

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Benefits of the SGR reform

The Ministry of Environment (MinAmbiente) spoke about the reform to the General Royalty System (SGR), and its benefits for the environment.

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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This year ends with a positive report on environmental issues

The European Union congratulated national authorities for their advances on a ‘Greener Colombia’, and firms made sure to join the initiative. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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