Sabah Environmental Protection Association was mooted after the June 1982 Civic Consciousness Program undertaken by the Department of National Unity Sabah. It was registered on 12th November, 1983 and sine then has focused in conserving the Environment as the only activist Environmental NGO in Sabah.
It has battled and won to preserve the town padang (1985) and Likas Bay (1997 – 2001) apart from raising various environmental issues and engaging the government to go for sustainable development. Recently SEPA had been instrumental in getting the government to CHANGE its energy policy. By combining strength with 4 other NGOs, SEPA formed GreenSURF to battle against the proposed coal-fired power plant that was finally abrogated in April 2011.
2. To discourage activities that lead towards the deterioration of the environment.
3. To initiate measures and actions for the improvement and protection of the environment.
4. To stimulate public awareness, concern and responsibility for the state of the environment.
Sabah Environmental Protection Association (SEPA)
|Established since 1983Year of Establishment|
|8AF13, 8th Floor, Kompleks Karamusing, 88300, Kota Kinabalu, SabahAddress|