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11.1. Measures to address physical loss of seabed/coastal habitats in the marine/coastal environment

Effects Of Coastal Sand Mining , Goderich (Paul Lamin)

  • With technical support from IMO and the Abidjan Convention the government should develop robust environmental standards for the oil and gas sector, with the aim to minimize disturbance of the seabed.
  • Coastal Beach Sand mining especially at sensitive coastal areas must be regulated and controlled by all relevant institutions.
  • EPA-SL and other institutions must take commitment to strengthen the enforcement of the existing regulations and adoption of workable strategies for addressing coastal erosion and pollution issues.