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New vehicular emissions norms in Sri Lanka


Much of the environmental issues related to the transport sector in Sri Lanka are associated with urban environment, and have been reported from the Colombo Metropolitan area and Kandy urban center which is the second largest city in Sri Lanka. Of these, air pollution due to vehicle emission, exacerbated by traffic congestion and condition of the fleet are two of the major issues that have emerged in recent years.

Roadmap for an effective environmental regime

A two-day conference on environmental compliance and enforcement that concluded recently in Kolkata gave me a rare chance to listen to environmental regulators from around the world– USA, Sweden, Kenya, Australia and Norway. 

Newsletter

Environmental Governance Quarterly

Training Programme for Environmental Regulators Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement February 1-28, 2013

Best Practices in Environmental Governance October 9-20, 2012

October 9-20, 2012

TURNAROUND: Reform Agenda for India's Environmental Regulators

The report brings to fore the constraints and challenges faced by State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) today in the form of - staff shortage, finances, skilled human resources, etc. The report recognises these constraints and outlines the training needs of SPCBs in view of the present environmental scenario in the country.

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CPCB’s Real time water quality monitoring

In order to eliminate problems associated with manual water quality monitoring, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has planned to go for hi-tech solution. CPCB is planning to install ‘Real Time Water Quality Monitoring Network’ across Ganga Basin for testing ten parameters. The Ganga is the largest and the most important river of India, with its watershed covering 10 Indian states, namely Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.

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