Challenges To The Environmental Protection In Malaysia

  • Muhammad Firdaus bin Azman, Noor Radhziah Mohamad Aziz, Nor Hafizah Ishak


This article addresses the challenges in compliance implementation in Malaysia for environmental protection measurements. The deliberation started with some prevalent Environmental Quality Act 1974 background fact and authorities involved in managing and monitoring issues arises in Malaysia. Issues relating to the environmental issues and challenges through the rapid developments in Malaysia. Some of the developments were poorly planned by developers and local council. Current policies which provide the framework for managing and implementation of the laws and regulations have encouraged in protecting the environment. Nevertheless, there are departments, councils and agencies that have played a role in protecting the environment and handling environmental issues. With the laws and regulations, it helps to conserve and intensify the standard of the atmosphere. The execution of the legislations in accomplishing the means, the country continues to face the task of conflicting and overlapping with the demands for greater urban development and environmental conservation.