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Responsibilities

 

The EPD is responsible for developing policies covering environmental protection, nature conservation; enforcing environmental legislation; monitoring environmental quality; providing collection, transfer, treatment and disposal facilities for many types of waste; advising on the environmental implications of town planning and new policies; handling pollution complaints and incidents; and raising awareness and support in the community for environmental initiatives.

These responsibilities are spread across six programme areas, listed below.

  Air Programme
   
  Environmental Assessment and Planning Programme
   
  Nature Conservation Programme
   
  Noise Programme
   
  Waste Programme
   
  Water Programme

 

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Wednesday, 7 December, 2011