Environmental violations in Nigeria

Are you concerned about an environmental situation within your community but don’t know where to go for answers?

Learn more:

  • 1.    What is an Environmental violation?An environmental violation occurs when an activity or an existing condition does not comply with an environmental law or regulation. Environmental violations can include (but are not limited to):
    • smoke or other emissions from local industrial facilities;
    • tampering with emission control or air conditioning systems in automobiles;
    • improper treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous wastes;
    • exceedances of pollutant limits at publicly-owned wastewater treatment plants;
    • unpermitted dredging or filling of waters and wetlands;
    • any unpermitted industrial activity; or
    • late-night dumping or any criminal activity including falsifying reports or other documents.
  • 2.    How are my information handled?Every report sent to us is documented. Each report is reviewed and sent to the appropriate unit/division for analysis and further investigation. You may be contacted for further clarification on the report.
  • 3.   Where do I report a possible violation of environmental laws or regulations?Fill the Violation Report form. You could also visit or call the NESREA office in your area of the country (see the “Our Offices” Page).For Violation Report form:Click HerePlease note that your personal information is treated with confidentiality.

Note Many issues are handled at the local level. You may first want to try contacting your local government office for concerns about trash, litter, strange odors, recycling pickup, and household chemical disposal, etc.

Reference: NESREA Official Website | Environmental Violations