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Quality of the Environment in Japan 1989

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PartOne Renewal of Urban Ecosystem's Circulation
Chapter1. Perspective for Analysis of Urban Environment Man-Versus-Environment System in Cities
chapter 2. Man in the Cities-Environment with Attention Focused on Environmental System
1. Water Circulation and Pollution in the Cities 2. Urban Energy Metabolism 3. Movement of People and Goods and Automobile Traffic in the Cities 4. Circulation of Matter and Refuse in the Cities 5. Open Space in the Cities and Enviroment for Living Things
Chapter3. Attempts to Regenerate Circulation of Ecosystem in the Cities
1. Attempts from Urban Systems 2. New Lifestyle and Movement for Environmental Conservation
Chapter4. Policy Evolution in Regenerating Circulation of Ecosystem in the Cities
1. Basic Perception
2. Formation of Ecosystem Conservation Type of Urban System 3. New Lifestyles 4. Aiming at Formation of 'Ecopolis--Cities With Coexistence of Man and the Environment'
Conclusion
- Aiming at Cities with Coexistence of Man and the Environment -
PartTwo Present State of Environmental Problems and Countermearures
Chapter1. Comprehensive Promotion of Environmental Administration
Section1. Outline of Budget and Others for Preservation of the Environment
Section2. Promotion of Environmental Impact Assessment
Section3. Promotion of Environmental Conservation Based on Local Characteristics
Section4. Promotion of Regional Pollution Control Programs
Section5. Promotion of Measures for Environmental Conservation concerning High Technology
Section6. Measures for the Safety of Chemicals
Section7. Environmental Conservation Measures in Land Use
Section8. Public Relations and Environmental Education
Chapter2. Air Pollution, Noise, Vibration, and Offenslve Odors
Section1. Present State of Air Pollution
Section2. Countermeasures for Air Pollution
Section 3. Improvement of Monitoring Network
Section 4. Traffic-Related Pollution : Present Status and Solutions
Section5. Noise
Section6. Vibrations
Section7. Offensive Odors
Chapter3. Water
Section1. Present State and Causes of Water Pollution
Section2. Damage Caused by Water Pollution
Section3. Water Pollution Control Measures
Section4. Promotion of Measures for Conserving Water Quality in Closed Water Areas
Section5. Groundwater Pollution and Corrective Measures
Section6. Marine Pollution
Chapter4. Other Pollution and Corrective Measures
Section1. Waste Disposal
Section2. Ground Subsidence
Section3. Soil Pollution
Section4. Pollution by Agricultural Chemicals
Chapter5. Promotion of Environmental Health Policy
Section1. Compensation for Pollution-Related Health Damage and Prevention
Section2. Health Survey and Research on Cadmium Pollution
Chapter6. Present State of the Natural Environment and Natural Environment Conservation Measures
Section1. Overall Promotion of Natural Environment Conservation Measures
Section2. Health Survey and Research on Cadmium Pollution
Chapter6. Present State of the Natural Environment and Natural Environment Conservation Measures
Section1. Overall Promotion of Natural Environment Conservation Measures
Section2. Environmental Conservation in Natural Parks
Section3. Wildlife Protection
Section4. Conservation of Natural Environment in Urban Areas
Section5. Sound Utilization of the Natural Environment
Section6. Promotion of Afforestation
Chapter7. Environmental Research
Section1. Promotion of Research by the National Institute for Environmental Studies
Section2. Promotion of Environmental Research
Chapter8. romotion of International Cooperation
Section1. Approach to Global Environmental Problems
Section2. Multilateral Cooperation
Section3. Bilateral Cooperation
Section4. Technical Cooperation with Developing Countries
Section5. Promotion of Overseas Publicity
Chapter9. Pollution Prevention System in Private Sector
Appendices
Appendix1. Organization and Functions of the Environment Agency Appendix 2. National Standards Appendix3. Environmental Statistics Appendix4.
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