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SEC to lead 3-month public dialogues on Singapore's environmental future

Published on Jan 24, 2014 6:21 PM

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) announced on Friday that it would be leading a three-month "national conversation" on the country's environmental future beginning in February.

Views from the public dialogues - the most extensive yet on green issues - will be used to revise the Singapore Sustainable Blueprint by the year-end.

The blueprint was unveiled by the government in 2009. It guides the country's sustainable growth strategies till 2030.

The announcement comes after Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan said on Jan 8 that Singapore would embark on a review of how the country takes care of its environment.

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