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Result of the Public Comments regarding the Draft Report of the Environmental Impact Assessment System discussed in the MOE's Committee and the Central Environment Council Report

February 22, 2010

As a result of the invitation for public comments from January 29, 2010 to February 15, 2010, regarding the Draft Report of the Environmental Impact Assessment System discussed in the MOE's Committee, there were 1,796 comments received from 601 submitters.
After taking this result into account, the Central Environmental Council on February 22, 2010, submitted its report to the Minister of the Environment entitled "The Vision of the Environmental Impact Assessment System".
The report recommends that some procedures must be introduced into the current law, such as introducing Strategic Environment Assessment procedure and adding wind power generation projects to designated-by-law projects.
The MOE will develop its required measures including the revision of the Environmental Impact Assessment Law, based on this report.

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