Japan's regulations and environmental law

Air Pollution

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and the Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle, harmonious coexistence, participation, and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • Air Pollution Control Act
    As the aim is to protect the nation's health and to conserve the human environment: (1) regulation for smoke and soot, as well as dust from factories and business establishments. (2) implementation of countermeasures for hazardous air pollutants. (3) stipulating allowable limit of automobile exhaust gas, and so on. Additionally, it provides liability in damages to protect victims with impeccability from business establishments.
  • Structure of the Air Pollution Control Law
  • Automobile NOx/PM Act
    The special Measures Law regarding the reduction in the total amount of nitrogen oxides and particles from cars in specific regions.
  • Structure of Automobile NOx/PM Act
  • Environmental Quality Standard for Air

Water Pollution

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle,harmonious coexistence,participation, and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • The Water Pollution Control Law
    To prevent the pollution of water in public water areas by regulating effluent discharged from factories or business establishments into public water areas. In addition, it promotes measures against domestic effluents. It aims to protect the nation's health and to conserve the human environment.
  • Structure of the Water Pollution Control Law [GIF 50KB]
  • The Law concerning Special Measures for the Preservation of Lake Water Quality
    Establishing basic policy for conservation of lake water quality. The measures and policies were formulated to be implemented for lakes which need to secure the Environmental Quality Standards, and also take special measures to regulate facilities which discharge polluted water, effluent and the other sources of water pollution, in order to ensure the nation's health and culture.
  • Environmental Quality Standard for Water [PDF 1070KB]

Soil Contamination

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle, harmonious coexistence,participation,and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • Soil Contamination Countermeasures Law [PDF 86KB]
  • Environmental Quality Standard for Soil

Noise

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Vibration

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle,harmonious coexistence,participation,and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • Vibration Regulation Law
    It was enacted in 1976 and aimed to conserve the human environment and to protect the nation's health by regulating vibration from factories and construction over considerable ranges, as well as taking measures for traffic vibration.

Offensive Odor

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle, harmonious coexistence, participation,and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • The Offensive Odor Control Law
    To conserve the human environment by regulating offensive odors from factories in regulated areas, and to protect the nation's health.
  • Structure of the Offensive Odor Control Law

Ground subsidence

Related links to Japan's regulations, Environment Law

  • The Basic Environment Law and Basic Environment Plan
    The Basic Environment Plan is based on the basic plan for environmental conservation・Article 15, The Basic Environment Law, and was decided by the cabinet while consulting the Central Environment Council. It was approved on Dec., 1994. It declared the basic idea for environment policy based on the principles of the Basic Environment Law and four long-term objectives of cycle,harmonious coexistence,participation,and international activities and looking to the mid-twenty first century. It also indicated the direction for measures to be taken for the early 21st century, to be developed comprehensively and systematically
  • The Basic Environment Law
    It provides details about basic national policy concerning the environment. It was established on Nov. 19, 1993. It was revised from the Basic Law for Environmental Pollution Control and was added to the formation of the environmental conservation society and the global environmental protection without consideration of borders or generations as a basic policy.
  • Outline of the Basic Environment Law
  • Structure of the Basic Environment Law
  • Environmental Quality Standard for Groundwater

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