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Results of the Review relating to the State of Compliance with the Air Pollution Control Law by the Paper Industry

September 19, 2007

Since this July, cases of major paper manufacturing companies' inappropriate management issues, such as their soot and smoke emitting facilities exceeding the emission standards set by the Air Pollution Control Law or manipulating their voluntary inspection records, have surfaced one after another. In response to this situation, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) requested the concerned local governments to review the state of compliance with the law in each factory operated by the paper manufacturing companies. This is to announce that the MOE has compiled the results of the review.

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