Press Release

Public Comments Invited regarding the Designation of National Wildlife Protection Areas, etc., in FY 2008

August 1, 2008

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has prepared designation plans covering the Oyama Kamiike-Shimoike National Wildlife Protection Area and the Oyama Kamiike-Shimoike special protection area within it, as well as other 4 special protection areas.

The MOE invites comments from the general public regarding said plans. Comments will be accepted from August 1, 2008 to August 30, 2008.

All procedures related to this invitation for public comments are to be conducted in Japanese. Therefore, comments should also be submitted in Japanese.

Access to the drafts: The drafts (in Japanese) can be viewed at the Ministry of the Environment and the regional environment offices. The drafts are also posted on the web page of the Ministry of the Environment(
Submit comments to: Wildlife Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment
No.5 Godochosha, 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8975 (Mail)

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