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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 for the PRTR substances released from non-point sources (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY-2016FY)
  • 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-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)
  • Research for establishment and review of the Water Quality Standards (Health-related substances) (Ministry of the Environment) (2009FY-2016FY)