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Environmental Protection Areas of Sri Lanka

Environmentally important, specific areas are declared as Environmental Protection Areas, [EPA], as per provisions of Sections 24 C and 24 D, of the National Environmental Act No.47 of 1980, by an order published in a Gazette Notification. The Central Environmental Authority shall exercise, perform and discharge any powers, duties, functions related to planning and development, within such protection areas.

The maps of the following Environmental Protection Areas are available at this unit.

  • Muthurajawela Wetland

  • Gregory Lake  

  • WalawwewattaWaturana

  • Bolgoda Lake 

  • Thalanagama Tank

  • Maragala Mountain Range

  • Knuckles

  • Hantana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 06:23

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