Portugal: Environmental Risk on Public-Private Partnerships

Melo, Pedro; Gomes, Manuel da Silva
March 2009
European Public Private Partnership Law Review;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p59
The article presents an analysis to the environmental risks of public-private partnerships (PPP) in Portugal. It notes that the main point of environmental risk to the PPP domains is the threat to degradation or destruction, serious or irreversible of natural environmental goods. The Decree-Law of May 3, 2000 approves the legal framework to evaluate the effect of project to the environment. It concludes that environmental risk continues to be vital in PPP.


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