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Saturday, 24 December 2016 - 18:47
Legal action against factories emitting harmful gases to the environment
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The Central Environmental Authority states that stern legal action will be taken against industries emitting harmful gases to the environment without adhering to standards stipulated.

Deputy Director General of the Authority’s Environmental Pollution Control Unit, Sanjaya Rathnayake stated that industries have been informed about the standards and quantities to be maintained with regard to air quality.

The Deputy Director General further stated that officers of the Central Environmental Authority engage in inspection visits quarterly to Factories Island wide.

He furthermore stated that stern legal action will be taken against industries involved in improper disposal of water and also industries releasing sounds harmful to the environment.      
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