FG to begin emissions control programme January 1, 2019
In a bid to enforce environmental laws, the Federal Government has concluded arrangements to begin implementation of national generator emissions control programme from January 1, 2019.
Government amends NESREA Act, set to tackle environmental crimes
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a new National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA amended bill into law to tackle environmental crimes in the country.
NESREA to establish new field offices in states, tackles waste
The National Environmental Standards Regulations and Enforcement Agency, (NESREA) is to establish three new offices in Abia, Ogun and Adamawa states as a measure for proper environmental monitoring. Director General of NESREA, Dr. Lawrence Anukam who stated this in Jalingo, explained that the decision would help to create awareness and help in addressing serious environmental…
‘Why government may not end Port Harcourt soot’
Scientists have advanced reasons for Federal Government’s failure to identify the source of Port Harcourt ‘black soot’ in order to end the environmental and health hazards it poses to the people of Rivers State.
NESREA to implement national vehicular emission scheme
The agencies that would involve in the implementation include Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Police, the Federal Road Safety Corps, the Vehicle Inspection Officers and National Union of Road Transport Workers that...
Minister laments oil spill incidents in Niger Delta
In the wake of an upsurge in militant attacks on key oil infrastructure in the creeks and swamps of the oil-producing south, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has decried the devastating impacts of oil spills on
Experts to address issues with solid waste management in Nigeria
Come November 1 and 2, at the Civic Centre in Lagos, experts in the field of solid waste management will gather to address issues confronting the sector.