EIA/ Other Comments

EIA comments on the proposed Colombo LRT

Colombo light rail transit (LRT) project is the first of its kind to be developed in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The LRT is designed in accordance with the transport plan formulated for the development of Western Megapolis region. It will be implemented by the Government of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development (MMWD) under a public-private partnership. The project will be developed in seven phases. The first phase will include the construction of a 15.8km stretch between Colombo Fort area and Malabe, while later phases will expand into the Western Megapolis region. The fully electrified network will be built at an elevation of 6m above ground.

See below the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) comments made by EFL on the project.

EIA comments on the proposed Durian plantation

In 2018, EFL made the following EIA comments on a proposed Durian plantation in Nawalapitiya. The comments were made in response to the website notification appearing in the “Central Environmental Authority website: http://www.cea.lk/web/?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit&id=1257”.

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EIA comments for the proposed 364 unit residential apartment complex in Randombe North, Balapitiya

The following EIA comments were made by EFL on the project to raise environmental concerns related to the project and ensure adequeate measures will be taken to mitigate negative impacts.

Comments on the 'Report on Sustainable Sri Lanka- Vision and Strategic Path'.

Visit the link below to see the comments made by EFL on the ‘Report on Sustainable Sri Lanka- Vision and Strategic Path’. The project intends to manifest Sri Lanka’s vision and balanced inclusive green growth (BIGG) strategic pathway to sustainable development by 2030. It is a contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.