This area of law is becoming increasingly important inMexico, especially in Monterrey, Mexico City, Guadalajara and their suburbs.

Environmental regulations and restrictions are hard to comply with, and many times end up in litigation. Complicated federal and local authorizations must be applied for and attained before starting and maintain operation, such as atmospheric and waste water releases, noise emission, solid wastes, and health licenses.

In addition, there are guarantee bonds, arbitration, provisions, zoning requirements, dangerous waste transportation permits, toxic or dangerous waste construction dumping permits and other issues that many need to be addressed.