|LC Classifications||TD187.5.J3 W47|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||73151084|
However, the Japanese focused too much on the development and neglected consideration for environmental protection. As a result, many unfortunate affairs relating to environmental pollution occurred in Japan. Then the Japanese government finally decided to establish the Environmental Basic Act of Author: Hideyuki Kanematsu, Dana M. Barry. Pollution Tackling Technology in Japan. Japan is a leading contributor to the G7 group in renewable energy and pollution beating technology. In the s, the city of Kitakyushu was still a driving force of Japan’s economic growth but it relied heavily on the Imperial (Yawata) Steel Works. pollution level limits in , noise pollution limits in and carbon dioxide and photochemical oxidant emissions limits in As a result, atmospheric and water pollution levels were improved significantly in a relatively short period of time. Pollution Control Measures Lose Momentum, Increased Awareness ofFile Size: KB. The establishment and revision of air pollution control-related laws and regulations has been conducted in Japan since the s. (Table 3) There are three laws relating to the stationary generating source; "Air Pollution Control Law", "Law Concerning Special Measures against Dioxins" and .
’05 Japan. History. 1) Developing pollution-free communities ・people- and environment- White paper Homepage Results of water quality. measurement Number of measuring points (FY) Health items: 5, Pollution problems became serious political issues. In the s the National Diet passed laws relating to pollution issues such as the Revised Standard Laws on Pollution Policy and the Criminal Codes related to environmental destruction. In , the . Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. White Paper; Agency for Cultural Affairs. Although it is believed that water pollution was an issue in Japan before its industrial modernization, the first major recorded case of water pollution affecting the population occurred at the turn of the century, during Japan's Meiji Period (), when waste dumped into the Watarase River by the Ashio Copper Mine poisoned local residents.
Water pollution is a significant environmental problem. Success or failure of water pollution control policy depends primarily on effluent standards, monitoring systems, and central–local government relations. This paper focuses on the relationship between the central government and the Kanagawa Prefecture government in Japan concerning the history of water pollution control policy from the. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 55, Japan Broadcasting Corporation Local News Section, The environmental pollution map of Japan, 2nd edition, Chapter II. The polluted archipelago , Water pollution. The Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo, pp. and an appended map (in Japanese). Japan Environment Agency, Part one. General. White pollution affects the environment negatively through “visual pollution” and “potential hazards”, resulted from inadequate dealing with plastic garbage (what is “white pollution”, ) “Visual pollution” means that disposable plastic waste strewed in the natural . Air Pollution in Japan And Real-Time Air Quality Map. China has emitted a lot of PM due to its overreliance on coal and occasionally this ‘crap’ is coming over to Japan. It has become more and more severe in the past few months. There have been a few days when the sky was hazy and visibility was low. Quite scary.