EVEN well-intentioned enviroment protection schemes can sometimes go awry. A case in point is the
environmental impact assessment
regulation for development activities, which came into force in Sri
Lanka recently. Though the goverment has yet to approve a proposed
golf course-cum-hotel complex at
Mahaberitanne, Digana, the developer has commenced work on the
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