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6     96% of the public said that environmental damages caused by haz.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 2998
Contents On 22 November 2002, Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), conducted a nationwide phone survey on 1,000 adults on the public awareness of hazardous chemical substance management, at the request of the Ministry of Environment and the Government Information Agency. This was the first time such survey was conducted on this issue. The survey showed that 9..
5     "The Extended Producer Responsibility System" to be officiall.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3180
Contents People in Korea do not need to be concerned about how to throw away their broken, outdated, or old electronic products anymore. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2003, the Extended Producers Recycling System(EPRS) will be officially launched nationwide, in which product manufacturers will take full responsibility for the recycling and disposal of their p..
4     Toxics Release Inventory(TRI) expanded to include non-point .. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3210
Contents Beginning in 2003, non-point source pollutants, such as pesticides, automobiles, and household insecticides, will be subject to the examination by the Toxics Release Inventory(TRI). Non-point pollutants, pesticides and household insecticides, and other non-point source pollutants are regularly exposed to the public without any preventive ..
3     Installation rate of the water-saving systems in the public fa.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3046
Contents A study conducted on the installation rate of water saving equipment in public facilities which use a mass amount of water, revealed that about 89% of the public baths and 83% of the lodging houses have the water-saving equipments installed in their facilities. Regionally, Chungcheongbuk-do topped the list with the 99% the installation rate,..
2     Special measures needed for preserving the natural ecosystem i.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3069
Contents According to the survey conducted by the National Institute of Environmental Research on the 145 uninhabited islands in Korea, 17 islands, including Ongjin-gun and Dongman-do, were found to be kept intact without human activity, abounding with many endangered plants and animals protected under the Natural Environment Preservation Act and en..

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