Monthly Archives: February 2016

EFL’s Port City EIA Comments

EFL has compiled a report detailing its comments on the Supplementary Impact Assessment for the proposed Port City Project. The report notes many flaws and deficiencies in the SEIA such as the absence of strategies for mitigating climate change impacts, lack of consideration of the loss of the historically significant Galle Face premise and insufficient consultation with environmental authorities and agencies for a project of such a massive scale. [mk_button dimension=”three” size=”medium” outline_skin=”dark” bg_color=”#00c8d7″ text_color=”light” icon=”” url=”http://efl.lk/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/EFL-Port-City-SEIA-Comments.pdf” target=”_self” align=”left” id=”Buton ID”

Karadiyana Garbage Dump

EFL was informed that an area of 25 acres in the wetlands of Boralesgamuwa – Borupana was being used as an open pit for the karadiyana garbage dump. The land used as a garbage dump is adjacent to the Weras Ganga, which flows into Bolgoda Lake. The site currently utilized by the Moratuwa Municipal Council, Mount Lavinia – Dehiwala Municipal Council, Sri Jayawardanepura Kotte Municipal Council, Maharagama Urban Council, Panadura Urban Council, Kesbewa Urban Council and Boralegamuwa Urban Council. It is managed by the Western