Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Article

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Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico
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Department overview
FormedJune 20, 1972; 46 years ago (1972-06-20)
Preceding Department
  • Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico
Type Executive department
Jurisdiction executive branch
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico
Department executive
Child agencies
  • Natural Resources Administration
  • Solid Wastes Authority
Key documents
Website www.drna.gobierno.pr

The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto RicoSpanish: Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales (DRNA)— is the executive department of the government of Puerto Rico tasked with protecting, conserving, developing, and managing the natural and environmental resources of Puerto Rico. [1] [2] [3] The current Secretary is Tania Vázquez Rivera.

History

The Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources was created by Law Number 23 of June 20, 1972. The first head of the Department was Cruz Matos. [4]

Agencies

External links

References

  1. ^ "Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales (DRNA)". Government of Puerto Rico. Archived from the original on December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Ley Orgánica del Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales" (PDF). Government of Puerto Rico. Retrieved December 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Plan de Reorganización Núm. 4 de 1993". Retrieved December 1, 2014.
  4. ^ Informe de Auditoría DB-99-12 (PDF) (Report). Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales, Administracion de Recursos Naturales, Area de Recursos de Agua y Minerales. 1999. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 26, 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2010.