Press Release

January 08, 2009
  • Air & Transportation

On the Holding of an Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting for the FY 2008 Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Project in the Field of VOC Treatment Technologies and an Invitation for Opinions.

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) will hold the above Expansion WG meeting as follows. The aim of the meeting will be to examine and construct an overall more effective system.

Date: From 10:00 to 12:00, Thursday, February 5 , 2009
Venue: Kouku Kaikan, Room 703
(1-18-1, Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0004)
TEL: 03-3501-1272 FAX: 03-3591-7789

In addition, opinions are invited from the public concerning the construction of a more effective ETV system. Comments and opinions should be submitted in Japanese by fax or e-mail to the following address. Note: the meeting will be conducted in Japanese only.

Application period:
Comments and Opinions: January 8, 2009 - January 26, 2009
Applications for participation in the meeting: January 8, 2009 - January 26, 2009

Submit to:
Environmental Science Dept.
Japan Environmental Sanitation Center
10-6 Yotsuyakami-cho, Kawasaki-Ku, Kawasaki-City, Kanagawa, 210-0828
Fax: 044-288-4850

The ETV Project is a program which was launched by the MOE in FY 2008 in order to undertake the trial implementation of advanced environmental technologies and objectively verify their performances based on experiences from the FY 2003 ETV pilot project. For more details, please refer to the following website on Japan's ETV Project. (

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