Liberia

Environmental Protection and Management Law of the Republic of Liberia

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2002
This Act establishes a legal framework for the sustainable development, management and protection of the environment by the Environment Protection Agency in partnership with regulated Ministries and organizations, and to provide high quality information and advice on the state of the environment and for related matters. Section 77 on the protection of forest sets that guidelines issued by the Agency shall take into account the fact that forest land acts as sink for greenhouse gases. Part VII, section 83, 1.g) charges the Agency to measure the value of unexploited natural resources in terms of watershed protection an influences on climate and other potential genetic value. Section 89 insists on the role of rain forests as a sink for greenhouse gases.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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