Factsheet: Law on environmental assessment

Law on environmental assessment

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law 21/2013, dated December 9, on environmental assessment
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ley 21/2013, de 9 de diciembre, de evaluación ambiental
Description: 
Law 21/2013 regulates the viability of projects (livestock, energy, construction...) according to their environmental impacts. It also introduces the obligation to take into account climate change in the environmental assessment.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate environmental impact of projects
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013