ENVIRONMENTAL LICENSING

Terra Meio Ambiente has specialized team for elaborating the technical studies necessary for the assembly the procedures of environmental licensing with the management bodies in all spheres of public authorities’: federal, state and municipal, in-cluding advice on obtaining legal documents for their compo-sition.

MONITORING THE LICENSING PROCESS

 

We realize monitoring services of the licensing process at the environmental public agencies in all spheres: federal, state and municipal governments, as well as in other that need to be related to the regularization of a given activity.

 

REFERENCE TERM

The development of terms of reference supports the processes of the environmental licensing process of the company or activity, being the guiding instrument to elaborate any type of environmental study with the aim of establishing the guidelines, content and scope of the required study for the com pany, in a stage precedent to the implantation of the activity.

The well-defined reference term is one of the fundamental steps for a study to achieve the expected quality.

TYPES OF LICENSE

Previous License (LP): Granted at the preliminary planning phase of the activity, associated to EIA/EIAR or ECR (Environ-mental Control Report), contain the basic requirements to be attempted during the phases of: location, installation and ope-ration, and has the purpose to establish conditions to the en-trepreneur can proceed with the elaboration of the project.

Installation License (LI): This license is granted to authorize the implementation of an enterprise after project the Executive and the Environmental Control Plan (ECP) or Basic Environmental Project (BEP).

 

 

Operation License (LO): Authorizes the start of operation of the enterprise, observed and approved at the previous phases of en-vironmental licensing.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) ENVI-RONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT (EIAR)

Terra Meio Ambiente has consolidated experience in EIA/EIAR elaboration, established by the CONAMA resolutions No. 001/86 and 237/97, always subsidizing the customers in the attendan-ce to the National Environment Politics (PNAMA, Federal Law No.6938/81).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PLAN (ECP) AND BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT (BEP)

The company has recognized experience in dimensioning and executing techniques and procedures used to cope with environmental issues, licensing the implantation of and expansion of enterprises. Performs ECP and BEPs during the phases of implantation, operation and deactivation of several enterprises.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REPORT (ECR)

The Environmental Control Report is a feasibility environmental study, required in the event of exemption from EIA/EIAR to ob-taining the Previous License (LP), prepared in accordance with the guidelines to be establish by the competent environmental public body.

STUDIES OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC SYSTEM

  • Socio-economic characterization of the communities and counties;

 

  • Social monitoring;

 

  • Perception survey of communities;

 

  • Neighborhood impact study (NIS).

SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

  • Creation of a dialogue channel between entrepreneur, communities and other institutions;

 

  • Mediation of conflicts between the parties;

 

  • Preparation of forums and public hearings.

STUDY OF THE INDIGENOUS COMPONENT

 

Terra Meio Ambiente works with a specialized team with extensive experience acting efficiently in proposing of:

 

  • Institutional management with FUNAI;

 

  • Socio-Environmental studies of Indigenous lands and groups;

 

  • Survey of the socio-environmental and cultural impacts resulting from enter-prises acting in or near the indigenous Lands;

 

  • Physical-biotic identification and characterization of Indigenous Land and Communities;

 

  • Elaboration of environmental programs for the indigenous context.

STUDY OF THE QUILOMBOLA COMPONENT

Terra Meio Ambiente works with a team specialized in quilombola communities, from the propositions of:

 

  • Institutional Management with Palmares Cultural Foundation;

 

  • Socio-Environmental studies of quilombola lands and communities;

 

  • Elaboration of environmental programs for the quilombola context.

ARCHAEOLOGY

  • Project and execution of impacts assessment on archaeological heritage;

  • Project and realization of archaeological rescue;

  • Project and execution of the integrated patrimonial education.

CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF FLORA

  • Forest Inventory;

 

  • Plan for suppression of vegetation;

 

  • Mapping of permanents preservation area;

 

  • Plan of management of conservation units;

 

  • Monitoring of Flora.

REFORESTATION

  • Elaboration of executive projects;

 

  • Forest Implantation;

 

  • Maintenance and monitoring the reforested areas;

 

  • Formation and maintenance of forest nurseries.

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LIMNOLOGICAL MONITORING

  • Characterization and monitoring of rivers, lakes and reservoirs;

 

  • Studies of water flow speed and discharges;

 

  • Structure and functioning of aquatics ecosystems: physical, chemical and biological;

 

  • Physical, chemical and biological analyses;

 

  • Macrophytes proliferation study;

 

  • Proposition of environmental quality control measures.

GRANTS OF RIGHT TO USE WATER RESOURCES

Elaboration of technical documents for request of grant of right use of water resources to:

 

  • Derivation or capture water for public supply or input productive process;

 

  • Extraction of underground aquifer water for final consumption or input productive process;

 

  • Launch of urban or industrial liquid effluent, irrigation and others;

 

  • Use of hydroelectric potential;

 

  • Hydraulic studies;

 

  • Studies for analysis of hydraulic constructions, barrage, control of floo-ding, power generation, aquaculture, rectification and river bed protec-tion.

INVESTIGATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITIES

The investigation of Environmental Liabilities comprises the activities aimed at the identification and evaluation of all existing environmental problems in an enterprise, and / or have been generated in the past, involving impact asses-sment and degradation with the respective costs environ-mental recovery.

STUDIES OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

  • Elaboration and execution of monitoring plans and imple-mentation of groundwater monitoring network;

  • Monitoring of the water table ( level of water table and water quality);

 

  • Monitoring of Erosive process and mass movements;

 

  • Preparation and execution of a monitoring plan for surface water: fresh, brackish and saline.

AIR QUALITY/ ATMOSPHERIC EMISSION

  •  Diagnosis;

  •  Monitoring;

  •  Dispersion modeling;

  •  Measures in fixed sources;

  •  Control measures.

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EMERGENCY PLAN

The elaboration of an emergency plan has as main objective to plan human actions in the face of that may occur in a company or activity.

 

The emergency plan can be defined as the systematization of a set of standards, rules and procedures intended to minimize the effects of possible accidents and catastrophes.

WASTE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT

Terra Meio Ambiente’s commitment to environmental quality, makes the company to the market Management program which include:

 

  • Location of Landfill;

 

  • Executive projects;

 

  • Packaging;

 

  • Realization of inventories;

 

  • Solution for transport and final disposal;

 

  • Dimensioning, deployment, operation and closing of temporary and permanent storage centers of waste.

POLUTION CONTROL PROGRAM (PCP)

Through the PCP’s, Terra Meio Ambiente  proposes

solutions environment conditions that allow the pro-

jects with actions directed to sustainability environ-

ment, such as:

  • Inspections of companies transporting waste;

  • Management with the supporting base;

  • Segregation of waste;

  • Actions to reduce the generation of waste, effluents

  • and atmospheric emission.

WILD FAUNA MANAGEMENT

  • Obtaining authorization to capture, collect, trans-port and manage the wild fauna;

  • Fauna inventory for environmental studies;

 

  • Preparation and implementation of Fauna Remo-val and Rescue Program;

  • Planning, coordination and execution of monito-ring Fauna;

  • Study of Aquatic and terrestrial capacity to su-pport environments;

  • Elaboration and execution of Malaria potential generation studies;

  • Fishery resources manangement.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Terra Meio Ambiente, through environmental education, contributes to the promotion of sustainability, searching a harmonious coexistence of society with the environment, thus acting in:

  

 

  • Development of Environmental education programs;

 

  • Participative socioenvironmental diagnoses;

 

  • Social mobilization;

 

  • Training the teams to implement environment education programs.

PROJECT ALTERNATIVE LOCATIONS

Studies conducted on the basis secondary data gathering and geoprocessing operate in large areas at a low costs and short-term schedule, allowing to locate the best areas in terms of equipotential of the physical, biotic and anthropic environments, guaranteeing of details interventions, smal-ler areas with best economic return, safety and environment protection.

 

Among the executed activities, the following stand out: selection of areas to leasing landfills, cemeteries, allotments, industrial districts and others civil construction, as well as, defining the linear construction outline: lines of transmis-sion, railroads, highways, pipelines, and others.

GEOTECHNOLOGIES

With the use of geo technologies Terra Meio Ambiente offers services such as: thematic map elaboration; digital treatment of orbit images; geoprocessing; remote sensing; GPS data acquisition and processing; environment analysis through Geographic Information System (GIS); Elaboration and edition of plants and projects in CAD format (Computer Aided Design); descriptive memorial elaboration in GIS and CAD form; etc.

VANT TECHNOLOGY (UNMANNED AERIAL VEHI-CLE)

 

Terra Meio Ambiente’s, through the use of the VANT technology, offers versatility and innovation obtaining and analyzing environmental data. Among the main products offering the use of this technology are: orthomosaic, Digi-tal Terrain Model (DTM); Digital Surface Model (DSM); level curves; georeferenced images; among others.

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