FAS launches book on environmental legislation and standards

16 the December the 2008 - Motivated by the need to give access to those interested in state standards regarding the environment and sustainable development, the […]

Motivated by the need to give access to those interested in state standards regarding the environment and sustainable development, the director general of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, Virgilio Viana, and counsel, Vanylton Santos, organizaram o livro "Legislação sobre o Meio Ambiente e o Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Amazonas". O prefacio ficou por conta do Professor Dr. Fernando Dantas (coordinator of the Graduate Program in Environmental Law at UEA).  The launch takes place today, às 19h30, no Espaço Cultural Valer. Haverá uma mesa redonda com o tema "Legislação Ambiental no Amazonas". Estão confirmadas as presenças do Professor Dr. Fernando Dantas, Attorney for the Justice of the Amazon, Jose Maria Nazareth and director general of FAS, Virgilio Viana.

With an initial print run of one thousand copies of the work is intended for professional environmental activists: Foresters, environmental, agronomists, operators of environmental law, dentre outros. É o que esclarece Vanylton Santos. "O Livro surgiu da necessidade de dar acesso gratuito acerca das normas estaduais editadas pelo Poder Legislativo, as the State Constitution, Complementary Laws or common and, mainly, standards in the Executive, ou historian, I Decrees, regulatory instructions, and Resolutions of the State Council on the Environment, whose publications were restricted to the Official State Gazette ".

Conforms ressalta Virgilio Viana, algumas unidades serão doadas para instituições e o restante vendido. Segundo Santos, "This is a compact collection of state rules concerning the environment and sustainable development edited by competent powers between the years 2003 até a data da Publicação". Quanto à importância do material, Vanylton reveals that this publication will update the data related to the environment, como das normas ambientais estaduais de difícil acesso. O assessor jurídico da FAS destaca, still, that "the book will be updated at any time, through the official site of the FAS: www.fas-amazonas.org ".

Service: Release of the book "Law on Environment and Sustainable Development of Amazonas" When: Tuesday, 16 December, às 19h30 Onde: Espaço Cultural Valer. Rua Ramos Ferreira, 1195, Information Center: Amazonas Sustainable Foundation 3648-4393.

Marina Guedes – Journalist
Amazonas Sustainable Foundation

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