CONAMA Resolution 18/89

CONAMA Resolution 18, December 7, 1989
Published in the Official Gazette on Jan. 24, 1990, Section 1, page 1742
Establishes provisions for the creation of the Pé-Gigante Cerrado Area of Ecologic Interest in the State of Sao Paulo.

THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL – CONAMA, in accordance with the power bestowed upon the Council by Item IX of article 17 of its Internal Regulations, and considering the provisions of articles 215, 216 and 225 of the Federal Constitution as well as art. 9, line VI of Law 7.804, issued on July 18, 1989, article 7 of Decree 88.351, issued on June 1, 1983 and art. 7 of Decree 89.336, issued on January 31, 1984, decides:

To forward the following Decree proposal to the Presidency of the Republic:

Art 1 The Pé-de-Gigante Area of Relevant Ecological Interest is hereby created on the grounds with the same name located in the Forest Area of Vassunga, Santa Rita do Passo Quatro Municipality, State of São Paulo.

Art 2 The Pé-de Gigante Area of Relevant Ecological Interest has the following perimeter:

It starts at point “1”, situated in the intersection of the divisionary marks of the D.E.R with the Guatapará Florestal S.A., close to the return point of Via Anhanguera SP 330; from here it follows the divisor mark until it meets the Guatapará Florestal S.A. property with AZ of 81°16’,and the distance of 1.588,39 m (one thousand five hundred and eighty eight meters and thirty nine centimeters) until it meets with point “2”; from here it follows the divisionary mark , still facing the Guatapará Florestal S.A. property, AZ of 05o21’,at the distance of 13,41 meters (thirteen meters and forty one centimeters) until it reached point “3”; from here, it follows the divisionary mark still facing the Guatapará Florestal S.A. property, AZ of 50°21’, and the distance of 3.770,77 meters (three thousand seven hundred and seventy meters and seventy seven centimeters) until it reaches point “4”; from here, it follows a straight line facing the property Champion Papel e Celulose Ltda., AZ of 26°50’ and the distance of 166,62 meters ( one hundred and sixty six meters and sixty two centimeters) until it reaches point “5”; from this point it continues on a straight line still facing the Champion Papel e Celulose Ltda., AZ of 125°42’, and the distance of 631, 19 meters (six hundred and thirty one meters and ninety one centimeters) until it reaches point “6”; from this point it continues on a straight line facing the Usina Santa Rita property, AZ of 105o19’, and the distance of 3.514,00 meters (three thousand five hundred and fourteen meters) until it reaches point “7”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R. facing the Via Anhanguera, AZ of 08°52’, and the distance of 207,31 m (two hundred and seven meters and thirty one centimeters) until it reaches point “8”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R. facing the Via Anhanguera , AZ of 09°27’ and the distance of 3.132,59 m (three thousand one hundred and thirty two meters and fifty nine centimeters) until it reaches point “9”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R facing the Via Anhanguera, AZ 07o10’, and the distance of 130, 39 m (one hundred and thirty meters and thirty nine centimeters) until it reaches point “10”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark D.E.R. facing the Via Anhanguera, AZ 01o40’, and the distance of 111,99 m (one hindered and eleven meters and ninety nine centimeters) until it reaches point “11”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R. facing Via Anhanguera, AZ of 00°41’, and the distance of 111,49 m (one hundred and eleven meters and forty nine centimeters) until it reaches point “12”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R. facing Via Anhanguera, AZ 01o24’, and the distance of 106,70 m (one hundred and six meters and seventy centimeters) until it reaches point “13”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R facing Via Anhanguera, AZ 23o35’, and the distance 94,23 m (ninety four meters and twenty three centimeters) until it reaches point “14”; from this point it follows the divisionary mark of the D.E.R. facing Via Anhanguera, AZ 12o18’, and the distance of 11,82 m (eleven meters and eighty two centimeters) until it reaches point “01”; the total of Azimuths and distances form a total area of 10.600.192,31 m (ten million six thousand one hundred and ninety two meters and thirty one square centimeters) corresponding to 438,03 bushels.

Art 3 All following activities are banned within the Cerrado Pé-de-Gigante Area of Relevant Ecological Interest:

I – All activities that compromise the integrity of ecosystems and the harmony of the landscape;
II – Fishing, except for scientific purposes;
III –Sports competitions that may, in any possible way, harm the ecosystem;
IV – Excessive pastoral activities that can have a negative effect on the vegetation cover;
V – Harvesting of natural products if deemed to be a risk factor for the preservation of the ecosystems;
VI – The building of industries that can damage the local landscape;
VII – Activities that are hazardous to or hinder the regeneration of native plants;
VIII – Activities that prejudice or hinder the regeneration of native plants;
IX – Initiatives that may cause soil erosion and the course and flow of existing waters;
X – Any type of activities and actions that pose a risk to the survival of the local native biota species.

Art 4 The construction, installation and operation of a Cerrado Museum and of the Managiba Ecological Station at the Cerrado Pé-de-Gigante Area of Relevant Ecological Interest are hereby allowed.

Art 5 The University of São Paulo is allowed to undertake inspections, directly or through an agreement with other public organs while abiding to the provisions of this Decree and without prejudice to IBAMA inspections.

Art. 6 This Resolution shall enter into effect on the date of its publication.

JOÃO ALVES FILHO – Council President
FERNANDO CÉSAR DE MORAES MESQUITA – Executive Secretary

This text does not substitute the text published in the Official Gazette on January 24, 1990.