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Baseline Studies and National Action Plan - Sri Lanka

As part of the Male' Declaration implementation, Sri Lanka have completely prepared its baseline study and national action plan. The country's region which is most vulnerable to air pollution is the western province, the Colombo Metropolitan Region (CMR). The urban vehicular emission and power generation activities are the main sources of the problem. Sri Lanka has limited capacity to study air pollution in which a random and unsystematic air monitoring system was being practiced. Nonetheless, a national response to air pollution includes legal, fiscal instruments and other alternatives were sought as indispensable in sorting the issue.

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UNEP/RRC.AP
Published Year: 
2000