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Nicole Freire

Lawyer with more than ten years of experience advising local and international companies in the mining, hydrocarbons, electricity, industrial and commercial sectors, among others, on issues related to the ongoing development of their business, administrative sanction proceedings, as well as in the drafting of strategy and planning for obtaining their environmental permits. Nicole has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Environmental Law by The Legal 500 in its 2023 edition for Latin America.

Last 30 May, Supreme Decree No. 006-2023-MINAM was published, whose Fourth Final Complementary Provision establishes that the Single Procedure of the Environmental Certification Process is suspended until 1 January 2025, for all stages, requirements, deadlines and other aspects related to the environmental certification process in charge of SENACE.

Ministerial Resolution No. 089-2023-MINAM approving the Minimum Content of the Minimization and Management Plan for Non-Municipal Solid Waste, was published on 9 March 2023.
It should be recalled that the Non-Municipal Solid Waste Minimization and Management Plan (PMMRS), also called the Solid Waste Management Plan, is part of the Environmental Management Strategy, or the one that takes its place, included in the corresponding Environmental Management Instrument. The publication of the content of the PMMRS had been put on hold by the Ministry of Environment since 2017, with the issuance of the Regulation of Legislative Decree No. 1278, Legislative Decree approving the Law on Integrated Solid Waste Management.

On 11 February, Ministerial Resolution No. 047-2023-MINEM/DM, which pre-publishes the “Draft Supreme Decree that establishes complementary provisions for the Detailed Environmental Plan regulated in the Regulation for Environmental Protection in Electrical Activities, approved by Supreme Decree No. 014-2019-EM” was published.