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
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.
regulate environmental impact of projects
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment


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