Costa Rica Environmental Law

Costa Rica Environmental Laws

The environment and protection of nature are important to Costa Rica.   The reason tourists flock to Costa Rica is to enjoy the the biodiversity of its environment.   To protect that environment Costa Rica has passed numerous environmental laws.  In this article I am setting forth the
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The Environmental Impact Statement – Dealing with SETENA

  The Environmental Impact Statement – Dealing with SETENA (National Environmental Office)    In the past couple of years the power of the Costa Rican National Environmental Office known locally as SETENA has become more evident.  The Agency was created by the Orga
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The Costa Rica Environmental Agency SETENA is Intervened

  To those of us that live and work in Costa Rica there is no doubt that the bureaucratic procedures to establish a business is time consuming.  Even more so when part of the requirement is the approval of the Costa Rican Environmental Agency – SETENA.   The SETENA is the true bottlen
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Environmental Tribunal Court Stands Up To Reckless Development

  Environmental Tribunal  Court Stands up to Reckless Development   In recent weeks the local and international press has written about the role of the Costa Rican Environmental Tribunal Court in protecting the Costa Rican environment by aggressively standing up to reck
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Environmental Destruction in Costa Rica – Osa

    Environmental Destruction in Osa Costa Rica Environmental Destruction in Costa Rica – Osa   The Costa Rican Environmental Administrative Court has published “Osa – A Treasure in Danger” (Osa un Tesoro en Peligro) where it outlines the more th
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