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Home > Outline of Japan's Industrial Pollution Abatement > Preventative Measures Against Water Pollution Jinzu River, Toyama Prefecture > 3) Environmental restoration

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Update:April 1, 2010

3) Environmental restoration


Already, 20 years have past since the Special Measures Law concerning. Countermeasures against Mining Pollution was enforced and countermeasures were introduced in 1973. What was once a polluted environment has been restored to its natural state, Nevertheless, some problems still exist such as restoration of farm land. Environmental restoration costs time and money.
The itai-itai disease shows us just how great the burden is when the environment is destroyed.