Local Authorities are the main institutions which are correlated with public in day to day life. There are 25 prescribed activities coming under “C” category of Environmental Protection License (EPL) scheme where CEA has power delegated to local authorities to issue EPL. Considering the needfulness of updating the latest knowledge on issuing EPL to prescribed activities by local authorities, the Environmental Pollution Control Unit collaborates with the Western Province Office of CEA conducted an awareness program for the local authorities in Colombo District.
The program was held on 3rd of December 2018 at the CEA Auditorium. In this program nearly 50 officers representing local authorities in Colombo District were participated.
The criterion has to fulfill when obtaining the EPL, validity period and other relevant information on this regards were discussed in the program.