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Commentary and guide on Chemicals Act to be published
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 15, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) unveiled a commentary on the Act on Registration, Evaluation, etc. of Chemicals (hereinafter referred to as “Chemicals Evaluation Act”) and Toxic Chemicals Control Act (hereinafter referred to as “Chemicals Control Act”) as well as four typ...
MOE-Seoul-Incheon-Gyeonggi Province agreed on preemptiv...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE), Seoul Metropolitan Government, Incheon Metropolitan Government and Gyeonggi Provincial Government held the second meeting of quadripartite consultative body on January 19 at Conrad Seoul and reached an agreement on preemptive measures on S...
Wild Animal Response Strategy to be distributed
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 09, 2015
A manual on response to wild animal diseases has been released. National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) translated Wild Animal Response Strategy which was published by the Australian government in 2011 into Korean and will distribute the manual on January 9.  The...
Environmental Technology Development Project Briefing 2...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 06, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold Environmental Technology Development Project Briefing Session 2015 for companies and institutes interested in environmental technologies.   For convenienc...
Advanced relief system for damages from environmental p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 30, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) promulgated the Act on Liability and Relief for Damages from Environmental Pollution (hereinafter referred to as “Damage Relief Act”) on December 31. The act requires facilities with a high risk of causing environmental pollution to be insur...
Minster Yoon visit Town's Recycling Center at Yeongdeun...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 26, 2014
On December 26, Minister Yoon Seong-kyu visited Town's Recycling Center, Waste Collection Facility, at Yeongdeungpo-du, Seoul to separate and send out domestic waste with sanitation workers. Minister Yoon had breakfast with workers, residents and public officials and listed to th...
Revision to 「Regulation on Supervision of Banking Busin...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Dec 24, 2014
Press Release December 24, 2014     Revision to「Regulation on Supervision of Banking Business」     The FSC approved revisions to the Regulation on Supervision of Banking Business including introduction of Liquidity Coverage Ratio(L...
MOE designated five places as eco-tour zones
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 23, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) held ‘Ecotourist Day 2014’ on December 22 at El Tower, Seoul. About 200 participants including Jeong Yeon-man, Vice-Minister of Environment, Kim Seong-il, Chairman of Ecotourism Korea, residents from regions designated as Ecotourism places in 201...
MOE to designate five graduate schools specialized in c...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 19, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) designated five universities–Konkuk University, Sejong University, Chonnam National University, Chung-Ang University and Sookmyung Women’s University– as Graduate Schools Specialized in Climate Chang...
A briefing session on environmental technologies tailor...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 18, 2014
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) is holding a briefing session on latest environmental technologies tailored to local governments’ demand on December 19 at Orakai Songdo Park Hotel, Incheon.   The meeting, which is co-hosted by the Minis...