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Pollution Control Department

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Mrs Olabisi Shonibare
Head, Pollution Control Dept.


The pollution control department functions as stated below:


Functions

  • Investigate and resolve public complaints/disputes on air water and land pollution industrial, commercial and residential areas of Lagos State.
  • Mediate on environment al disputes between complainants and respondents.
  • Compliance monitoring to ensure abatement of pollution after intervention.
  • Organizes stakeholders’ meetings/workshops/seminars with professionals and associations on clean production practices/technologies to prevent pollution of the state’s pristine environment.
  • Constant sensitization of the public on noiseless Lagos to reduce noise prone activities within respective environment (residential, commercial and industries using noise pollution prevention techniques.
  • Enlightenment comparing on pollution prevention within the 57 local govt areas/LCDA on the state.
  • Sensitization and enforcement of the 'No-smoking' in public places law.
  • Regular review of enforcement procedures to ensure compliance for non-complying facilities and serial offenders on Air water and Land pollution in the state.
  • Represent the agency at inter-ministerial meeting on matters bordering on pollution control.