Substances Subject to the PRTR Act
In accordance with the Law Concerning Reporting, etc. of Releases to the Environment of Specific Chemical Substances and Promoting Improvements in Their Management(PRTR* Act), Mitsui Chemicals submits a report to the Japanese government each year declaring the amounts of designated substances produced or used by the Company that were released into the environment or transferred elsewhere.
The amount of emissions in fiscal 2018 was 816 tons, which was a 50-ton increase on fiscal 2017. We are further reinforcing our waste management while also seeking other ways to reduce emissions.
*PRTR: Pollutant Release and Transfer Register.
Substances Subject to the PRTR Act Emissions (Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.)
*Scope of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.: Parent company production sites and the Sodegaura Center.