Vietnam amends penalty rules over environmental violations

New decree issued to amend and supplement the Decree No. 155/2016/ND-CP on administrative penalties in the field of environmental protection

Environmental Pollution Environmental Basic Law Regulations for Factory

On May 21, 2021, the Vietnamese government promulgated the Decree No. 55/2021/ND-CP on the Amendments and Supplements to the Decree No. 155/2016/ND-CP on Administrative Penalties for Violations in the Field …

Japan, MHLW Changes Measures to be taken when importing products that may contain asbestos

Requires written certification at the time of import that asbestos does not exceed 0.1 percent of the weight of the product

Environmental Pollution Chemical Substances (Products) Regulations for Products Wastes (Products)

On May 18, 2021, an order was promulgated to partially amend the Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) requiring products that may contain asbestos to certify …

MOE of Japan Starts Study on Water Quality Control of PFHxS

The draft policy for the water quality control of PFHxS is presented against the background of the latest developments in the POPs Convention

Environmental Policies Environmental Pollution Sustainability Chemical Substances (Products) Water

On February 26, 2021, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) deliberated on the revision of the environmental standard values for hexavalent chromium and the position of Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid (PFHxS) in the …