The draft amendment regulations comments’ submission

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) together with Wetlands International issued a public notice in one of the local dailies inviting all stakeholders and general public to submit comments on the draft amendment regulations.

The notice is pursuant to the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA), Cap 387 that requires public participation in the review of the draft Environmental Management and Coordination (Conservation and Management of Wetlands) Amendment Regulations, 2017 intended to amend the Environmental Management and Coordination (Wetlands, River banks, Lake shores and Sea shore Management) Regulations, 2009.

The objective of this regulations review process is to align it to the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA), Cap 387 and the National Wetlands Conservation and Management Policy, 2015. They will also seek to address emerging issues like climate change and invasive species. One can download the draft regulations from www.nema.go.ke Comments should be submitted before 16th June 2017 via hand delivery to NEMA offices, posted or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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