June 14, 2004
The Minister of the Environment, Ms. Yuriko Koike, will announce an Action Plan for Eradication of Illegal Dumping at the press conference after a Cabinet meeting on June 15.
This Action Plan aims to eradicate illegal dumping of industrial waste, which became a serious issue in recent years, by integrating measures at every process of waste treatment into a comprehensive measure. The Ministry of the Environment shall steadily implement the measure stipulated in the Action Plan.
Besides, a hot line shall be set up in order to receive information on large scale illegal dumping of industrial wastes that require prompt action, directly from the general public. The exclusive e-mail box and the facsimile number are as follows:
Facsimile number: 0120-537-38
|Note:||The address and the number above shall be available from June 16, 2004.|
|*||Action Plan for Eradiction of Illegal Dumping|