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Egypt State of the Environment Report 2006

(Issued December 2007)
Cover pdf
Index pdf
Acknowledgement pdf
Foreword pdf
Methodology pdf

Part I: Air

Chapter 1: Air Pollution: pdf
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Air Quality in 2006
1.3 Severe Air Pollution Episodes 2006
1.4 Reasons of High PM10 Concentrations Increase During October 2006
1.5 Air Quality Improvement Efforts
Chapter 2: Noise: pdf
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Noise Sources in Egypt
2.3 Demonstration Monitoring of Environmental Noise Levels for 2006
2.4 Noise Levels of Different Activities All Over the Governorates of the Republic During 2006
2.5 Efforts of The Ministry of State For Environmental Affairs to Combat Noise in 2006
Chapter 3: Climate Change: pdf
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Climate Change Impact on Egypt
Chapter 4: Ozone Layer Protection: pdf
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Foam Production Sector
4.3 Household Refrigerator Production Sector
4.4 Industrial Solvent Sector
4.5 Halon Sector
4.6 Medical Aerosol Sector
4.7 Refrigerant and Conditioning Equipment Servicing Sector
4.8 Methyl Bromide Sector

Part II: Water

Chapter 5: Fresh Water: pdf
5.1 Introduction
5.2 River Nile Water Quality
5.3 Naser Lake Water Quality
5.4 Water Quality of the River Nile and its Branches
5.5 Efforts to Protect River Nile and Lakes from Pollution
Chapter 6: Coastal and Marine Zones: pdf
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Egyptian Coastal Waters Environmental Monitoring Program
6.3 Mediterranean Coastal Water Quality
6.4 Red Sea Coastal Water Quality
6.5 References

Part III: Land

Chapter 7: Afforestation and, Green Belts and Areas: pdf
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Greater Cairo (Cairo – Giza – Qalyubia) Green Belt
7.3 Afforestation using Treated Wastewater
7.4 Afforestationand Green Areas and Parks Development
Chapter 8: Biodiversity: pdf
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Maintenance of Biodiversity within the Natural Environment
8.3 Biodiversity Status in Nature Protectorates
8.4 Biodiversity Preservation Outside the Natural Environment
8.5 Confronting Invasive Species Threats to Biodiversity
8.6 National Legislation to Conserve and Activate Biodiversity National Legislation to Conserve and Activate Biodiversity
8.7 Combating the Lethal Bird Flu (H5N1)

Part IV: Urban Environment and Development Activities

Chapter 9: Urban Areas Expansion and Informal Settlements Phenomenon pdf
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Increasing Urban Expansion
9.3 Spread of Informal Settlements Phenomenon
9.4 Efforts of the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs for the Environmental Development of Informal Settlements
9.5 Environmental Degradation Resulting from Urban Expansion and Informal Settlements Proliferation
9.6 References
Chapter 10: Energy: pdf
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Environmental Status of Electricity Generation Plants
10.3 New and Renewable Energy
10.4 Energy Efficiency in Egypt
10.5 Electrical Industrial Sector
10.6 Electricity Power Sector
10.7 Transportation Sector
10.8 Buildings Sector
10.9 Proposed Energy Efficiency Measures in the Buildings Sector
Chapter 11: Solid Wastes Management: pdf
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Removing Historical Accumulation
11.3 Upgrading Collection and Transfer Operation Efficiency
11.4 Efforts of the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs in Agricultural Waste Management
11.5 NGOs Role in Recycling Wastes
Chapter 12: Hazardous Substances and Waste Management: pdf
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Hazardous Wastes
12.3 Final Disposal of Industrial Hazardous Wastes Project
12.4 Hazardous Industrial Wastes Integrated Management Project in Alexandria
12.5 Hazardous Material
12.6 The Landmines Issue in Egypt
12.7 Landmines Removal Efforts in Egypt
12.8 Egypt’s Stand to The Mine Ban Treaty (Ottawa Convention)
12.9 References

International Cooperation Projects in the field of Environment Improvement


List of Environmental Abbreviations




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