Press Release

Public Comments invited regarding the amendment to the Regulations for Enforcement of the Act on the Prevention of Adverse Ecological Impacts Caused by Designated Invasive Alien Species and to the details of the standard of the specified raising facility for designated invasive alien species.

September 14, 2020

As a result of the designation of Lepisiota frauenfeldi and others as Invasive Alien Species, amendment of "Regulations for Enforcement of the Act on the Prevention of Adverse Ecological Impacts Caused by Designated Invasive Alien Species" (Order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Ministry of the Environment No. 2 of 2005) and "Matters that determine the details of the standards of the specified raising facility for designated invasive alien species" (Ministry of the Environment Notification No. 42, 2005) have been considered based on "the Act on the Prevention of Adverse Ecological Impacts Caused by Designated Invasive Alien Species" (Act No.78 of 2004, hereinafter "Invasive Alien Species Act").

The MOE is inviting comments from the public regarding this amendment. Comments will be accepted from September 14 to October 13, 2020.

All procedures related to this invitation for public comments will be conducted in Japanese. Comments need to be submitted in Japanese.

For further information, please visit the MOE web page (in Japanese) at 

http://www.env.go.jp/info/iken.html.

For Japanese

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