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Fri, 31 Jan 2020 07:45 - Updated Fri, 31 Jan 2020 07:45

ANR and ANPG sign environmental agreement

Luanda - National Waste Agency (ANR) and National Oil, Gas and Biofuel Agency (ANPG) signed Thursday a cooperation agreement in the field of management, value, implementation and execution of the Waste Management Plan.

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Paulino Jerónimo, National Oil Agency CEO

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The protocol, approved ahead of the activities related to the National Environment Day (31 January), aims to establish, in the same way, the legislative production regarding radioactive waste from the oil sector.
 

According to the Minister of the Environment, Paula Francisco, cooperation is another sector approach of what is legislative reform, whether of natural and mineral resources.
 

"This agreement shows the path of a relationship, which is sometimes poorly understood, cross-cutting environment that is imposed within the rule of law," she said.

In turn, the Secretary of State for Petroleum, José Barroso, added that the agencies must have a supervisory and didactic character.

While, the president of ANPG, Paulino Jerónimo, considered the protocol extremely important, warning that untreated waste is a danger to human life.

ANR is a body supervised by the Ministry of the Environment and created to ensure the implementation of the waste management policy, within the scope of standardization, regulation and inspection under the terms of the law.

ANPG is an agency under the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, being the national concessionaire. It was created to ensure the regulation of oil and gas exploration activities under the terms of the law.

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