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Under Big and pollution, the combination that most worries

According to a survey in Chacras de la Merced, it is the main problem for the neighbors who live downstream of the plant. 80 percent believe that it works poorly and 83 percent are uneasy about the environmental situation in the sector.

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Federation wants 1.9 million hectares less

The Province called a table to update the map of law 9.814. The different positions of the rural sectors and the environmentalist and ecological NGOs do not reach an agreement that allows to raise a project. According to expert studies, the province has 3.6 million hectares of native forest.

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We participated in the public hearing for the installation of Cantera Colombo in Chacras de la Merced

Concerned about the situation of vulnerability in the community of Chacras de la Merced, we participated in the public hearing with a legal technical report that gives an account of the irregularities of the project to install a new quarry.

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Massive rejection of the reform of the Forest Law

Demonstrators warned that the proposed changes respond to "economic interests over the preservation of the environment"

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From the PSol they demand a project of "Law of Forests" participatory

As part of the public hearing on the regulation of the Forests Law, held this Tuesday in the provincial legislature, the Solidarity Party of Cordoba issued a statement rejecting the draft of the Union for Cordoba (UPC) and demanding "the possibility of discussing A participatory Forest Law project, in open forums that ensure that all voices are heard".

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Fundeps at Global Conference EITI 2016

On February 24th and 25th, the EITI Global Conference (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is taking place in Lima (Peru). The conference has the objective of providing transparency and social participation opportunities regarding extractives activities. Fundeps and other civil societies organizations supported this stance.

La EITI es una alianza estratégica internacional conformada por gobiernos, empresas extractivas y sociedad civil de 48 países con el objetivo de promover mayor transparencia y participación de la sociedad en las actividades extractivas.

TSJ definiría constitucionalidad de norma sobre megaminería

Se espera que el fallo sea conocido mañana sobre la ley provincial 9526 que prohíbe la explotación minera a cielo abierto.

Se aguarda que mañana sea conocido el fallo del Tribunal Superior de Justica (TSJ) de Córdoba sobre la constitucionalidad o no de la Ley provincial 9.526 que es el instrumento legal que impide la explotación minera a cielo abierto de metales y de sustancias radiactivas, aspecto que genera una importante atención ya que hubo un recurso aceptado que planteó la deficiencia de la norma. Fue sancionada en 2008 por unanimidad en la Legislatura provincial y, posteriormente, en 2009, la Cámara Minera efectuó una presentación para que se dejara sin efecto a ese instrumento.

Vecinos de Villa Carlos Paz cuestionan la ordenanza de “Intangibilidad de la Montaña”

Vecinos de Villa Carlos Paz no están conformes con la sanción de la Ordenanza que reglamenta el Área Protegida (AP1) del Código de Edificación y Urbanismo de la ciudad, por atentar contra leyes que protegen los recursos naturales.

El lunes 27 de julio el Consejo Deliberante de Villa Carlos Paz sancionó la Ordenanza, bautizada por la prensa, de “Intangibilidad de la Montaña”, que viene a reglamentar el Área Protegida 1 (AP1) del Código de Edificación y Urbanismo de la ciudad (Ordenanza Nº 4021 y modificatorias).&nb

FUNDEPS preseleccionada en los premios Namati - Justice Prize

FUNDEPS ha sido pre-seleccionada para el “Namati Justice Prize”, que premia acciones de derecho de interés público. El trabajo seleccionado es el apoyo que FUNDEPS le dio al barrio Parque San Juan, en el caso “Verdol S.A. contra Municipalidad de Alta Gracia”, en protección de su derecho a un ambiente sano. 

Desde el 2013, FUNDEPS acompaña a vecinos de Barrio Parque San Juan, de Alta Gracia - Córdoba, defendiendo la ordenanza que establece una zona de resguardo ambiental de 1500 metros donde no se permite fumigar, protegiendo así la salud de los vecinos y el ambiente. Previo a la aprobación de esa ordenanza, la gente sufría sobre todo de enfermedades de la piel y respiratorias, como una consecuencia del empleo de productos agroquímicos por parte de la empresa Verdol S.A.