Press Release

February 03, 2009
  • Air & Transportation

On the Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting of the FY 2008 Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Project on Heat-Island Mitigation Technologies to be Held 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 is to examine and construct an overall more effective system.

Date: From 17:35 to 19:30, Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Venue: Tekko Kaikan 8F, room 812
( 3-2-10, Kayabacho, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0025)
TEL: 03-3669-4856

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: February 3, 2009 - February 20, 2009
Applications for participation in the meeting: February 3, 2009 - February 20, 2009

Submit to:
Performance Evaluation Conformity Assessment Division
The Japan Testing Center for Construction Materials
2-9-2 Takasago, Soka-shi, Saitama, 340-0015
Fax: 048-920-3823

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 the experiences from the FY 2003 pilot ETV project. For more details, please refer to Japan's ETV Project's website (

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