A bill to create the National Climate Change Policy was proposed in the Senate. Among its key provisions, the Bill would establish the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Fund and the National Pollutant Emission Register.
The Ministry of Environment ("MINAMBIENTE") has announced the adoption of its National Action Plan for Sustainable Public Procurement. MINAMBEINTE will use the five-year Plan as a blueprint to implement strategies that promote sustainability in government acquisition of goods and services.
The Ministry of Environment ("MINAMBIENTE") has published a resolution to establish and regulate the rational use of plastic bags within the country. The Resolution applies to manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and consumers of plastic bags distributed at points of payment.