EIA/ Other Comments

EIA comments on Point Pedro Fisheries Harbour Development Project

On the 20th of March 2020, EFL made comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) of the
proposed Northern Province Sustainable Fisheries Development Project – Point Pedro Fisheries Harbor Development Project.

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EIA Commeonts on the Aparatment Development Project in Thalahena, Negombo.

The following EIA comments were made by EFL on the Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) of the
proposed Apartment Development Project in Thalahena, Negombo. The comments were forwarded to the Director General of Coast Conservation and Coastal Resources Management Departmen, on the 07th of October, 2019.

Comments on the Wilpattu National Park Management Plan 2019 - 2024

On the 07th of January 2019, EFL made comments on the Wilpattu National Park Management Plan, with regards to park operations, tourism development and visitor use, and environmental management. The comments were forwarded to the Secretary to The Ministry of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs.

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.

EIAR Comments on Matara Stage IV Water Supply Project by EFL

EFL made comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment Report for Matara Stage IV Water Supply Project.
Highlighting the impact of the project specifically on Saltwater Crocodiles and other aquatic fauna.