Decreto 101-96 - Ley Forestal;
This law has as objective the reforestation and conservation of forests in Guatemala. Art. 69 states that any public or private entity that plans on the construction of hydropower projects must present a pre-feasibility study to the National Forest Institute.
Public domain government legislation re-posted as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate energy policy. Also available freely online at: http://220.127.116.11/Documentos/Legislacion/ley_forestal.PDF
Congreso de la Republica de Guatemala. "Decree 101-96 - Forest Law." (1996). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_policies/149