Conservation and Environment Protection Agency (CEPA) (Papua New Guinea)
The Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA), formerly known as the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC), was established in 1985.
Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.
WHAT CEPA IS RESPONSIBLE FOR?
Listed here are a few roles and responsibilities of Papua New Guinea Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Environment management policy development
Biodiversity protection policy development
Pollution control and the regulation of hazardous substances
Management of Water Resources
Environmental Impact Assessments of major projects including infrastructure, forestry, agriculture, mining and petroleum proposals;
Biodiversity assessment and data management
Hydrological investigation, data collection and analysis
Coordination of donor funded programs
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