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Air Pollution Status for FY 2006

November 30, 2007

The state of air pollution is constantly monitored throughout Japan with more than 2,000 monitoring stations. Monitoring is conducted by prefectures and ordinance-designated municipal governments based on the Air Pollution Control Law. As of March 31, 2007, there were 1,581 Ambient Air Pollution Monitoring Stations (AAPMSs): which include 9 national stations and 451 Roadside Air Pollution Monitoring Stations (RAPMSs), which include 10 national stations.

Monitoring results for FY 2006 are available on the air pollution page of the Ministry of the Environment website (http://www.env.go.jp/air/osen/index.html) (Note: website is in Japanese).

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