Environmental pollution and existing regulations : a review analysis / Nur Afrina Qistina Ahmad Halmi and Zulhabri Ismail

Nur Afrina Qistina, Ahmad Halmi and Zulhabri, Ismail (2017) Environmental pollution and existing regulations : a review analysis / Nur Afrina Qistina Ahmad Halmi and Zulhabri Ismail. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE), 2 (1). pp. 73-86. ISSN 0128-326X

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Abstract

Construction industry despite being the important industry in generating economy, the increased number ofpollution cases from construction projects in Malaysia is alarming and becoming one of the environmental issues. Although actions have been taken, there is no indication ofa reduction of cases. Moreover, there is a need to revisit the existing laws pertaining to pollution. This paper presents a review on the environmental pollution and existing regulations in Malaysia. Furthermore, analysis of court cases on pollution is presented. The paper further identifies the issues on construction pollution and the gap in the existing legislations. The findings may be used as a platform for more extensive scholarly research in the stated area.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Nur Afrina Qistina, Ahmad HalmiUNSPECIFIED
Zulhabri, Ismailzulhabri@salam.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Environmental pollution
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment
ISSN: 0128-326X
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 73-86
Official URL: http://www.myse.my/
Item ID: 29797
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental pollution, Environmental Quality Act 1994, construction pollution, existing legislations in Malaysia
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29797

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