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Air Quality Status for FY 2008

December 11, 2009

The state of air quality is constantly monitored throughout Japan with 1,987 monitoring stations. The monitoring is conducted by prefectures and ordinance-designated municipal governments based on the Air Pollution Control Law. As of March 31, 2009, there were 1,549 Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (AAQMSs), which include 9 national stations, and there are 438 Roadside Air Quality Monitoring Stations (RAQMSs), which include 10 national stations.

Monitoring results for FY 2008 are available on the Air Quality page of the MOE website at http://www.env.go.jp/air/osen/index.html (Note: website is in Japanese).

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