Centre for Environmental Justice sent its comments on the report “Estimation of Externality Cost of Thermal Power Generation in Sri Lanka”prepared by Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association for PUCSL. This comment also include the comments prepared by Dr. Mark Chernaik of the Environmental Law Alliance (ELAW) on behalf of CEJ. In addition, We have shared the
Indika Rajapaksha,(B.Sc) Environmental Officer, Centre for Environmental Justice We see that many people use disinfectants for controlling COVID 19 virus without understanding the toxicity of the chemical. Prior to using a chemical disinfectant always consult the manufacturer’s instructions to determine the efficacy of the disinfectant against the biohazards and be sure to allow for sufficient
The event was organized to give certificates and cash prizes to the winners of the art competition held in line with the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action 2019. Among 69 paintings received, 30 winners were selected to give cash prizes and certificates. The remaining certificates will be sent to the students via post.
International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week… 22 -28 October 2017 CEJ celebrated International Lead Poisoning Prevention 2017 by conducting awareness raising programs on importance of using Lead Safe Paints together with Multilac and Causeway Paints. They participated in donating their Lead Safe Paints to pre-schools.
The World Health Organisation recently reported that the Kidney patients in the North Central province has high Arsenic and cadmium Levels in the body. Over 100,000 people are suffering from this unidentified kidney disease. More than 20,000 peopl have already died due to this.