Environmental pollution and existing regulations: a review analysis

Environmental pollution and existing regulations: a review analysis. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE), 2 (1). pp. 73-86. ISSN 0128-326X (2017)


Construction industry despite being the important industry in generating economy, the increased number of pollution cases from construction projects in Malaysia is alarming and becoming one of the environmental issues. Although actions have been taken, there is no indication of a 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.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying (FSPU)
Keywords: Environmental pollution, Environmental Quality Act 1994, Construction pollution
Taxonomy: By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Town Planning
By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Landscape Architecture
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Depositing User: Nur Aqilah Russli
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2021 08:22
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2021 08:22
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