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Public Comments invited regarding a Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) Draft on the Construction and Operation of the New Chinese Dome A Station at Dome A, Antarctica.

March 17, 2008

The government of China has circulated a draft for the Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) on the construction and operation of the new research station at Dome A, Antarctica, to all contracting Parties of the Protocol on the Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty and has invited comments on the draft.

Having received this CEE, the Ministry of the Environment has made it publicly available on this web site, and invites public comments until April 15th.

Please visit the Ministry of the Environment website (in Japanese) for the CEE draft, a Japanese abstract of the CEE, and further information. (

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