Stakeholders seek regulation for lead battery recycling
Stakeholders have solicited increased efforts for the phase-out of the manufacture, sale and use of lead containing paints.
Producers’ responsibility and plastic pollution crisis
With the production outpacing almost every other material population, plastic waste is now one of the biggest environmental scourges of the time.
Residents groan under steel firm’s furnace
Workers of companies within the Amuwo-Odofin Industrial Estate have called on the Lagos State government to come to their aid by ending the continuous pollution of the industrial estate by Hongsxing Steel Company. They claim activities of the firm is endangering lives as the fire-like fume constantly released into the atmosphere from the company’s two…
Lagos wants residents to participate in tree planting
To mitigate effects of climate change, the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosimi-Etti has urged residents to be activåely involved in tree planting as key measures in reducing human impacts on global climate change. At the 2018 tree planting campaign organised by the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) with the…
Fuel station shut down over spillage, contaminated water
A fuel station suspected to have contaminated the underground water of residents in Akoka Community Development Area (CDA) through the leakage of Premium Motor Spirit...
Lagos Government seals fuel station over pollution
The Lagos State Government says it has sealed Total Filling Station in Akoka area over alleged pollution of water sources.
Establish recycling plants to check plastic pollution, experts tell FG
In a bid to eliminate plastic pollution in the country, a professor of Botany at the University of Lagos, Dele Olowokudejo, has urged the Federal Government to commence a national plastic waste-recycling programme.
Alimosho: Noisiest local government area in Lagos
Mr Antonio Ayodele, General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), on Thursday rated Alimosho as the highest noise pollution local government area in the state in 2017. Ayodele made the remark at the 3rd Annual Stakeholders Interactive Session on Noise Pollution Control in Lagos State, organised by the agency. The News Agency of Nigeria…
Lagos as a city of dreams
Ever since the return to civil rule in 1999, successive Lagos government has continued to flirt with the idea of making Lagos a so-called megacity with the requisite infrastructure...
LASEPA GM, Adebola Shabi, takes celebration to Lufasi park
The General Manager of Lagos State Protection Agency (LASEPA), Rasheed Adebola Shabi, hosted top environmentalists, students, top government functionaries and several stakeholders to a grand celebration at Lufasi Nature Park...