Debate on prohibition of industrial waste disposal next week

The Parliament will take up a debate on the prohibition on the disposal of industrial or domestic effluent to Sri Lanka waters next week.

The topic is among the nine regulations under the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act which will be taken up for debate in Parliament on 21 st January.

Accordingly, regulations related to disposal of any pollutant, waste or foreign matter and fill or reclaim the sea areas in a manner causing destruction to fish and aquatic resources in Sri Lanka waters will be presented to the Parliament.