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Existing Challenges & Strategies to Improve Environmental Management in Sarawak. by Justine Jok Jau Emang Assistant Controller Environmental Quality Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) Sarawak. Outline of Presentation. National Environmental Policy

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existing challenges strategies to improve environmental management in sarawak

Existing Challenges & Strategies to Improve Environmental Management in Sarawak

by

Justine Jok Jau Emang

Assistant Controller Environmental Quality

Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB)

Sarawak

outline of presentation
Outline of Presentation
  • National Environmental Policy
  • Existing Challenges/Areas of Concerned
  • Environmental Protection in Sarawak
  • Strategies to address Environmental Challenges
principles
Principles
  • Stewardship of the Environment,
  • Conservation of Nature’s Vitality and Diversity,
  • Continuous Improvement in the Quality of the Environment,
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources,
  • Integrated Decision Making,
  • Role of Private Sector,
  • Commitment and Accountability, and
  • Active Participation in the International Community
green strategies
Green Strategies
  • Education and Awareness
  • Effective Management of the Naturral Resources and Environment
  • Integrated Development Planning and Implementation
  • Prevention and Control of Pollution and Environmental Degradation
  • Strengthening Administrative and Institutional Mechanism
  • Proactive Approach to Regional and Global Environmental Issues
  • Formulation and Implementation of Action Plans
issues and challenges in sarawak
Issues and Challenges in Sarawak
  • Incorporating environmental into development process,
  • Conflicting use of resources,
  • Conservation of wetland/peatland,
  • Carrying capacities of ecosystem,
  • Review Standards and Guidelines,
  • Regional/Accumulative impacts of small development,
  • Strategic Environment Assessment,
  • Public Apathy,
  • Lack of baseline data,
  • Inadequate coverage of environmental legislation,
  • Institutional capacity,
  • International cooperation on Transboundary environmental Issues,
  • Waste Management e.g. illegal dumping, and
  • Cooperation between Federal and State agencies.
strategies of nreb
Strategies of NREB
  • State Environmental Policy,
  • State Waste Management Strategy,
  • Integrated Development Planning,
  • Sustainable Development,
  • Research and Development,
  • Capacity Building and Manpower Development,
  • Environmental Education and Awareness,
  • Environmental Management System,
  • Environmental Monitoring and Auditing, and
  • Delineation of environmentally sensitive areas
environmental legislation in sarawak
Environmental Legislation in Sarawak
  • Legislative Powers of Parliament and State

Provisions under Ninth Schedule Constitution of Malaysia: List I (Federal), List II (State), and List III (Concurrent).

“Environment” – matter not enumerated under any of the Lists

Article 77 of the Constitution of Malaysia; “Legislature of State shall have power to make laws with respect to any matter not enumerated in any of the Lists set out in the Ninth Schedule, not being a matter in respect of which Parliament has power to make laws” (Fong, 1996)

continue
Continue…
  • State amended Colonial legislation

“Natural Resources Ordinance, 1949”

to

“Natural Resources and Environment Ordinance, 1993”

natural resources and environment ordinance nreo 1993
Natural Resources and Environment Ordinance (NREO),1993
  • Objective: Title
  • Strategies: Sect. 5a, b, e, i.

-provisions that allow the NREB to formulate ways to develop plans how to achieve the objectives of NREO, 1993

  • Legal instruments: Sect. 5, 10, 11A (1), 14, 18, 30, 30a, 33

-provision under Sect. 11A(1) NREO, 1993 to make subsidiary legislation; The Natural Resources and Environment (Prescribed Activities) Order, 1994

establishment of the natural resources and environment board nreb
Establishment of the Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB)
  • The NREB;
  • Policy Body
  • Management Body
the natural resources and environment prescribed activities order 1994
The Natural Resources and Environment (Prescribed Activities) Order, 1994
  • Listed matters;
    • Agriculture plantation development,
    • Forest Harvesting,
    • Housing, commercial or industrial estate development,
    • Mining of minerals (river sand and clay extraction),
    • Quarrying of rocks,
    • River diversion and dam, fishery and aquaculture,
    • Hill slope development,
    • Road construction,
    • Golf Course development,
    • Beach Resort or park development,
    • Others (Section 10, NREO, 1993)
nre pa order 1994 continue
NRE (PA) Order, 1994 continue….
  • Article 3(1)
    • Mandatory requirement of EIA,
    • Expert or authority approved by NREB
  • Article 3(2)
    • Consult Controller on scope and depth of coverage of EIA study
  • Article 4
    • Format of EIA (Second Schedule)
  • Article 5
    • Controller; approval, alteration, amendment, addendum, and deletion as appropriate on guidelines or conditions
nre pa order 1994 continue1
NRE(PA)Order, 1994 continue…
  • Article 6
    • Issuance of approval with conditions
    • Undertaking of approval conditions
  • Article 7
    • Power to issue stop-work order
  • Article 8
    • Penalty and fine
eia procedure in sarawak
EIA Procedure in Sarawak

Review Panel Meeting

progress and achievement
Progress and Achievement
  • State Environmental Policy
  • State Waste Management Strategy
  • Integrated Development Planning
  • Research and Development
  • Capacity Building and Manpower Development
  • Environmental Education and Awareness
  • Environmental Management System Environmental Monitoring and Auditing
  • Delineation of environmentally sensitive areas
capacity building restructuring of nreb
Capacity Building – Restructuring of NREB
  • Planning and Development
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Monitoring and Auditing
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Environmental Education and Publicity
collaboration
Collaboration
  • Sarawak DANIDA: UEMS
  • SV-JICA: Waste Management
  • GEF: Loagan Bunut (Environ. Sensitive)
research and development projects
Research and Development Projects
  • Buffer zone
  • Environmental Master Plan
  • Water Resource Management
  • Waste water management
  • Centralized Pig Farming Areas