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Environmental Law and Permits

Urrutia & Cía. was the first Chilean firm to develop a broad environmental legal practice. The firm has undertaken an active role in the discussions of Chile´s new environmental regulatory structure and has continuously advised Chile´s legislative and executive branches on several environmental initiatives. Work in this area includes: advice regarding environmental permits and licensing procedures; environmental impact studies and declarations; expansion permits; air and natural resources regulations; development and implementation of waste and landfill facilities; hazardous wastes, closure plans; environmental litigation. The firm advises domestic and international corporations and also government agencies on several regulatory matters.

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