2872 Environment Law

The environment law has been published in the Official Gazette in Turkey on 11 August 1983. The purpose of the environment law is to protect and improvethe environment which is the common asset of all citizens; make better use of, and preserve land andnatural resources in rural and urban areas; prevent water, land and air pollution; by preserving the country's vegetative and livestock assets and natural and historical  richness, organize all arrangements and precautions for improving and  securing health, civilization and life conditions of present and future generations in conformity with economical and social development objectives, and based on certain legal and technical principles.

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