PROFEPA

AcronymDefinition
PROFEPAProcuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente (Spanish: Attorney General for Environmental Protection)
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Operations at the Veta Grande mill were stopped on November 3, 2017, based on a notice issued by PROFEPA requesting a temporary suspension of operations until certain licensing documentation related to the operatorship of the mill was filed with regulatory bodies.
The vessel contained a sign warning PROFEPA and the national fishing commission (Comision Nacional de Acuacultura y Pesca, CONAPESCA) that the fishing communities would not accept the loss of their livelihood.
The Clean Industry Program is located within the scope of PROFEPA under the executive branch of the Mexican government.
El sello Calidad Ambiental Turistica es implementado por la PROFEPA en coordinacion con la SECTUR y la Asociacion Mexicana de Hoteles y Moteles a partir de 2003, con ello se pretende influir en las empresas turisticas para que mediante la certificacion voluntaria se promueva el mejor desempeno ambiental en los destinos.
Las variaciones en los valores del IFG durante el periodo de analisis se atribuyen a mayor o menor regulacion gubernamental, por tanto, los cambios que se presentan entre las areas metropolitanas se deben principalmente a las actividades de los gobiernos estatales, pero tambien a las acciones de las delegaciones estatales de la PROFEPA.
PROFEPA reports that over 30,000 inspections were performed between 1992 and '94, representing a sharp increase over past years.
In December the Mexican Government's environmental agency, PROFEPA, fined the company for the release of salt brine, which killed thousands of fish in 1998, and the illegal disposal of 298 truck batteries in the Laguna Oja de Liebre.
In Mexico, PROFEPA has been fighting an uphill battle to protect the seven species of endangered or threatened turtles that inhabit the country's territorial waters: The lora (Lepidochelys kempii or Kemp's ridley), the laud (Dermochelys coriacea or leatherback), the golfina (Lepidochelys olivacea or olive ridley), the caguama (Caretta caretta or loggerhead), the carey (Eretmochelys imbricata or hawk's bill), the blanca, and the prieta.
Of particular note is Pan American Silver whose Alamo Dorado mine recently received the PROFEPA (Procuraduria Federal de Proteccion al Ambiente) clean industry certification.
Las cifras oficiales respecto a su longitud varian entre 11 120 km (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica, INEGI 2008, 38) y 11 800 (Procuraduria Federal de Proteccion al Ambiente, PROFEPA 2002, 24).
The Mexican environmental protection authority PROFEPA has awarded a Clean Industry Certificate to Minera Santa Rita, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capital Gold Corporation (Capital Gold) (NYSE AMEX: CGC; TSX: CGC).