After receiving and validating the adjustments to the request submitted by the District of Riohacha, in the framework of the construction process of the bridge over the “Riito”, Corpoguajira handed over the channel occupation and unique forest exploitation permits, for the execution of said work.
Samuel Lanao Robles, General Manager Corpoguajira, explained that "with the delivery of these two permits we attend to a prevailing need that the capital of La Guajira has, we remain committed to the development of our capital city, in accordance with current environmental regulations and in harmony with the conservation of the environment and natural resources”.
Meanwhile, Jose Ramiro Bermudez Cotes, stated that "articulated work will always give positive results to generate through the works, development in the region. We received these two resolutions that allow us to move towards the execution of this necessary project for the mobility and safety of drivers and passers-by.".
The environmental authority indicated that it will carry out the respective follow-up, to ensure compliance with the provisions of the permits granted, in order to verify the implementation of the environmental management measures presented and required to avoid, mitigar, correct or compensate the impacts associated with the project Also, The entity specified that the term of validity for the single forest exploitation, will last for one year, and that an ecological restoration process should be developed with four mangrove species in an area of 3.0 Ha.
It should be noted that these requests were submitted by the District of Riohacha, el 12 April 2022, From that moment on, the respective field visits and several technical tables were carried out to correct some differences evidenced by Corpoguajira..