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Environmental license in urban solid waste sector: case study - Waste Treatment Center and Environmental improvement in Caieiras, São Paulo

Grant number: 15/16996-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2015
Effective date (End): October 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Interdisciplinary Subjects
Principal researcher:Giovano Candiani
Grantee:Barbara Rodrigues Riccomini
Home Institution: Instituto de Ciências Ambientais, Químicas e Farmacêuticas (ICAQF). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus Diadema. Diadema , SP, Brazil


This research project aims to evaluate the environmental licensing process in the solid waste sector, using as a case study the Waste Treatment Center and Environmental Improvement in Caieiras, São Paulo. It is a central receiving municipal and industrial waste, which are treated and deposited in the landfill. This study consisted of an analysis of environmental impacts provided in the Environmental Impact Assessment and the current situation of the enterprise, as well as an analysis of the mitigation measures in relation to it is compliance and effectiveness. Stages of environmental licensing for this type of development have been identified in order to establish the criteria of this license linked to the solid waste sector.

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