Sri Lanka Launches New Wastewater Pollution Charge and Environmental Fund Initiative

With support from AECEN, the Sri Lanka Central Environment Authority (CEA) launched a new wastewater pollution charge and environmental fund initiative to address priority industrial wastewater pollution at an inception workshop on June 27, 2007, in Colombo , Sri Lanka . With input from a range of stakeholders, CEA put forward a preliminary action agenda for addressing pollution in the nation's waterways by assessing a load-based fee for a range of industrial sectors. AECEN supports CEA on this initiative as a pilot project.