Licence opposed

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

THE ENVIRONMENTAL Foundation Ltd (EFL) of Sri Lanka has threatened the country's Central Environment Authority (CEA) with legal action for becoming an "advocate for industrialists" by granting "illusory legitimacy" to a metal quarry in Nittambuwa.

EFL says CEA issued the quarry an environmental protection licence, ignoring the protests of the affected community. THE ENVIRONMENTAL Foundation Ltd (EFL) of Sri Lanka has threatened the country's Central Environment Authority (CEA) with legal action for becoming an "advocate for industrialists" by granting "illusory legitimacy" to a metal quarry in Nittambuwa.

EFL says CEA issued the quarry an environmental protection licence, ignoring the protests of the affected community.

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