Lagos State Environmental Management Protection Law 2017

Click to download a copy of the Lagos State Environmental Management Protection Law 2017

Copy of the Lagos State Environmental Management Protection Law 2017

Click to download a copy of the Lagos State Environmental Management Protection Law 2017

The Law amongst other things established the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency. LASEPA’s main aim is to protect and improve the environment. It assist both public and private organizations, industries, businesses and non-governmental organizations to achieve compliance by providing environment friendly solutions to varied environmental challenge.

Click to download a copy of the Lagos State Environmental Management Protection Law 2017

The Law Provides the function of the Agency to include but not limited to:
(a) advise the State on all environmental management
policies;
(b) give direction to the affairs of the Agency on all environmental matters;
(c) prepare a periodic master plan to enhance capacity building for the Agency and for the environment
and natural resources management;
(d) carry out appropriate tests on insecticides, herbicides and other agricultural chemicals;
(e) carry out public enlightenment and educate the general public on sound methods of environmental sanitation and management;
(f) monitor and control in conjunction with wastewater office and Water Sector Commission the disposal of solid, gaseous and liquid waste generated by both
government and private facilities in the State;
(g) monitor and control all forms of environmental degradation from agricultural, industrial and government operations;
(h) set, monitor and enforce standards and guidelines on vehicular emission;
(i) survey and monitor surface, underground and potable water, air, land and soil environments in the State to determine pollution levels in them and collect baseline data, etc.

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