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Report on Environmental Survey and Wildlife Monitoring of Chemicals

in FY2001 [whole document (PDF) is here (1.3MB)]

Environmental Health Department, Ministry of the Environment, JAPAN (Mar-2003)


Chapter 1 Outline of Environmental Investigation on Chemical Substances
  • Table 1-1     Outline of the Chemical Substances Control Law
  • Fig.1-1         The System of the Second Comprehensive Survey
  • Table 1-2     Target Chemical Substances and Media for Monitoring

Chapter 2 Summary of FY2000 General Inspection Survey of Chemical Substances on Environmental Safety
  • Fig.2-1         Locations for the Aquatic System
  • Table 2-1     Results of Surface Water
  • Table 2-2     Results of Bottom Sediment
  • Table 2-3     Results of Fish
  • Fig.2-2         Locations for Air
  • Table 2-4     Results of Air

Chapter 3 Monitoring of Major Chemical Substances
  • Figures of Detection Frequency and RangeEXCEL.gif
    (see the above PDF docuemnt for published version)
    Fig.3-1 PCB Fig.3-11 Benzo[a]pyrene
    Fig.3-2 HCB Fig.3-12 Tributyltin compounds (TBT)
    Fig.3-3 Dieldrin Fig.3-13 Triphenyltin compounds (TPT)
    Fig.3-4 p,p'-DDT, p,p'-DDE and p,p'-DDD Fig.3-14 1,4-Dioxane
    Fig.3-5 trans- and cis-Chlordane Fig.3-15 Trichloroethylene (TCE) and Tetrachloroethylene (PERC)
    Fig.3-6 alpha- and beta-Hexachloro cyclohexane (HCH) Fig.3-16 Carbon tetrachloride
    Fig.3-7 o-, m- and p-Dichlorobenzene Fig.3-17 Chloroform
    Fig.3-8 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol (BHT) Fig.3-18 1,2-Dichloroethane (DCE)
    Fig.3-9 o-, m- and p-Terphenyl Fig.3-19 1,2-dichloropropane (DCP)
    Fig.3-10 Tributyl phosphate (TBP)    
  • Figures of Locations of Survey in FY2000
    Fig.3-A Locations for Monitoring of Bottom Sediment
    Fig.3-B Surveyed Areas and Species for Wildlife Monitoring
    Fig.3-C Surveyed Areas for Persistence of Designated Chemical Substances (Surface Water/Bottom Sediment)
    Fig.3-D Surveyed Areas for Air and Exposure Route of Designated Chemical Substances

  • Tables
    Table 3-1 Characteristics of Species Subject to Wildlife Monitoring
    Table 3-2 Results of Bottom Sediment Monitoring (FY2000)
    Table 3-3 Results of Wildlife Monitoring (FY2000/FY1999)
    Table 3-4 Survey Results of Designated Chemical Substances (FY2000) -Persistence in the Environment
    Table 3-5 Survey Results of Designated Chemical Substances (FY2000) -Exposure Route
    Table 3-6 Survey Results of Organotin Compounds(FY1991-FY2000)

Chapter 4 Other Investigations — Summary Results of the “Follow-up Survey Status of Pollution by Unintentionally Formed Chemical Substances” of FY2000
  • Fig.4-1         Locations for the Aquatic System
  • Fig.4-2         Locations for Air
  • Table 4-1     Summary of PCBs
  • Table 4-2     Results of PBDDs/PBDFs
  • Table 4-3     PCBs in Aquatic System
  • Table 4-4     PCBs in Bottom Sediment
  • Table 4-5     PCBs in Wildlife
  • Table 4-6     PCBs in Air

Appendix A Outline of the Chemical Substances Control Law
Appendix B Surveyed Chemical Substances and Detected Levels in the Environment [Extraction]
(A Cumulative List for Fiscal Years 1974 - 2000)
Appendix C Suggested Sampling Method for Environmental Surveys Concerning Chemical Substances
Appendix D Summary of Analytical Methods in General Inspection Survey

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