Country:Mexico
Year:1988 (Jan 28th)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:1988 (Jan 28th)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Wind, Hydropower, Geothermal>Power, Solar
Policy Sector:Electricity, Multi-sectoral Policy
URL:http://www.diputados.gob.mx/LeyesBiblio/regley/Reg_LGEEPA_MEIA_311014.pdf
URL:http://www.shcp.gob.mx/LASHCP/MARCOJURIDICO/MARCOJURIDICOGLOBAL/LEYES/254_LGEEPH.PDF
Legal References:"LEY GENERAL DEL EQUILIBRIO ECOLÓGICO Y LA PROTECCIÓN AL AMBIENTE EN MATERIA DE EVALUACIÓN DEL IMPACTO AMBIENTAL"
Evaluation:Regulation of Law
Description:

This law establishes the requirement of environmental impact assessment for all generation projects with a capacity greater than 0.5 MW and 3MW for autoproducers and cogeneration (excluding the distribution and transmission network). The law states that the environmental impact assessment has to use the best techniques and methods, and must address all the available information. If various projects are taking place in the same area; the responsible management can submit one assessment for the various projects.

The law covers both conventional and renewable energy sources.

 

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