The Project Approving Agencies which can grant approval for IEE / EIA as set out in the Gazette Extra Ordinary No. 859/14 of 23.02.1995 and Gazette Extra Ordinary No. 1373/6 of 29.12.2004 are given below;
1. The respective Ministries to which the following subjects are assigned: -
a) National Planning
m) Aquatic Resources
n) Plantation Industries
2. The Department of Coast Conservation.
3. The Department of Wildlife Conservation.
4. The Department of Forest
5. The Central Environmental Authority.
6. The Urban Development Authority
7. The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau
8. The Ceylon Tourist Board
9. The Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka
10. The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka