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Environmental Law and Sustainable Development in the Dominican Republic

The sustainable development of the Dominican Republic has become an imperative goal for every economic sector. Today more than ever, looking to preserve  the environment is paramount. Quiroz Santroni has a team of environmental lawyers and consultants who provide specialized long-term, agile, viable, and sustainable solutions to complex business projects. We have a vast knowledge of environmental law in the Dominican Republic as well as excellent relations with governmental and non-governmental institutions.

Legal counsel on environmental issues can only be fulfilled with the best technical team; a team specialized in various disciplines ensuring top compliance with environmental matters . This way, your project’s risks and compliance can be properly evaluated through due diligence processes (technical and legal), strategy development, contracts preparation and negotiation, as well as ensuring environmental compliance during operations or after closure of a transaction.


  • Environmental aspects for developing projects and activities
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Environmental pre-feasability of projects
  • Air
  • Dangerous substances
  • Safety and occupational health
  • Waste
  • Natural resources
  • Use of land
  • Mangroves and wetlands
  • Noises
  • Archeological resources
  • Environmental management system
  • Protected areas
  • Climate change
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Non-profit associations
  • Endangered species
  • Contaminated sited
  • Environmental issues in transactions
  • Corporate training

Legal compliance

Ensuring legal compliance of operations and projects involves not only knowing the legal framework, but mainly the institutions in charge of implementation, their vision on the matter. This knowledge paves the way to successfully achieve the objectives of our clients. That same precautionary principle applies when promoting the environmental compliance of the activities and projects we represent.

  • Legal compliance strategies
  • Compliance reports for international finance institutions
  • Legal compliance audit
  • Safety and hygiene audit
  • Transactional environmental audit
  • Environmental compliance reports (ICA)
  • Environmental legal update

Permits and authorizations

  • Environmental authorizations
  • Use of land authorizations
  • Non-objection letters
  • Government relations
  • Environmental impact studies

Environmental conflict resolution

  • Environmental crisis prevention and management
  • Socio-environmental studies
  • Community relations
  • Administrative sanctions
  • Fines
  • Permit termination or denial
  • Administrative resources
  • Public hearings

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