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Environmental Management Planning Team


Section Chief Yuko Yamashita
Related Business Field
  • Support for the development of environmental policies such as hazardous chemical management
  • Quantitative analysis for the framework of environmental regulation and emission standards such as water criteria
Recent Projects
  • Emissions estimation methods for PRTR (1. Emissions estimation from industrial sites below reporting threshold, 2. Emissions estimation of ozone layer depleting substances and from manufactured goods with very low concentrations of heavy metals and other chemicals) (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) (2010FY-2017FY)
  • Research for establishment and review of the Water Quality Standards (Health-related substances) (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY-2017FY)
  • Survey on the enforcement status of the Law concerning Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) (2017FY)
  • Interview survey for data gathering concerning the environmental concentration of hydrogen peroxide with hydrogen peroxide manufacturers (National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)) (2017FY)
  • Survey on the strengthening of discharge control of persistent floating products based on Annex II of the MARPOL Convention (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) (2017FY)
  • Survey on the cargo residues considered to be Harmful to the Marine Environment based on Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) (2016FY, 2017FY)
  • Emissions estimation for the PRTR substances released from non-point sources (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY-2016FY)
  • Investigation on the PRTR system and SDS system (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) (2015FY)
  • Investigation on the possibility of accelerating the substitution of hazardous chemicals present in manufactured goods (Ministry of the Environment) (2012FY,2014FY)
  • Research on risk assessment concerning potential substitutes for hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) (Ministry of the Environment) (2013FY)
  • Information gathering about PCBs exposure (Ministry of the Environment) (2012FY)
  • Research for making guideline concerning substitution of hazardous chemicals (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY)
  • Research regarding to Annex II of the MARPOL Convention and the Ballast Water Management Convention (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY-2014FY)