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Public Comments Invited regarding the Changes to Geographical Coverage and Planning of Shiretoko National Park

March 16, 2010

The MOE is inviting comments from a broad spectrum of the public regarding the proposed changes to geographical coverage and planning of national parks. The MOE will implement changes in geographical coverage and planning for Shiretoko National park. An overview of the comments received will be compiled and released to the public. These comments will also be reported to the Nature Conservation Committee of the Central Environment Council.

All written procedures related to this invitation for public comments are to be conducted in Japanese. Therefore, comments should be submitted in Japanese.

Access to the drafts: The drafts (in Japanese) can be viewed at the MOE and the Regional Environment Offices concerned (Nature Conservation Sections). The summary of the drafts is posted on the web page of the MOE (
Submission period: March 16, 2010

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