Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency

Some of its key functions include:

  1. Policy Formulation: PAK-EPA is responsible for formulating environmental policies and strategies in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  2. Environmental Assessments: The agency conducts environmental impact assessments (EIAs) for development projects to evaluate their potential environmental impacts. It ensures that projects comply with environmental regulations and suggests mitigation measures to minimize adverse effects on the environment.
  3. Environmental Monitoring: It establishes monitoring stations and networks across the country to gather data and provide scientific evidence for decision-making.
  4. Regulatory Framework: The agency develops and enforces environmental standards, guidelines, and regulations to control pollution and protect natural resources. It works closely with industries, businesses, and other government agencies to ensure compliance with environmental laws.
  5. Capacity Building and Awareness: PAK-EPA conducts training programs, workshops, and awareness campaigns to build capacity among stakeholders and the general public regarding environmental conservation and sustainable practices.
  6. International Cooperation: PAK-EPA collaborates with international organizations and participates in global environmental forums to address transboundary environmental issues and adopt best practices from around the world.

By carrying out these functions, the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency strives to ensure a balance between economic development and environmental sustainability in the country.

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