NESREA/NDLEA Test new Burning Equipment
National Environmental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have successfully carried out test on Environmental friendly new equipment for open burning of hazardous materials. The demonstration of how the new
equipment works was carried out as part of NDLEA Exhibit Burning ceremony at Lungi Barracks, Abuja. After observing the exercise, Mrs. Olufunke Babade who represented the supervising Minister of Environment commended NESREA for the feat saying the heavy cost of environmental and
human health as a result of pollution from open burning of materials would be minimized. The Federal Government in recognition of the adverse effect of open
burning enacted the National Environmental Regulations 2011 for the control of bush, forest fire and open burying.