Singapore

National Environment Agency Act (Chapter 195)

Legislative
Action plan
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2002
The Act provides for the establishment of the National Environment Agency, its tasks, functions and responsibilities in preventing, abating and controlling air, water, land and food pollution. Provisions are made for the prevention and control of pollution of the air, water and land both by domestic and industrial pollutants: smoke, cinders, solid particles, liquids, sewage, gases, fumes, gases, vapours and radioactive substances. It is required to promote energy efficiency, the use of clean energy, the use of clean technologies, the use of efficient pollution control technologies and waste recycling.

The powers of the National Environment Agency also include the ability to request information from and collaborate or co-operate with any person, whether in Singapore or elsewhere, on matters related to or connected with weather and climate, and it may also collect, compile and analyse statistical information related to or connected with climate and weather (among other subject matters).

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