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About the soil pollution measures method

Site establishment: August 9, 2007       The last update date: April 3, 2019 


Revised soil pollution measures law was enforced on April 1, 2019.

Summary of the soil pollution measures method

 And, as a result, by the soil pollution measures method (the February, 2003 enforcement), it sets that it takes appropriate management and measures about land very likely to be soil pollution we arrest constant opportunity, and to carry out investigation of the soil when soil pollution becomes clear. 

 This revision (the May 19, 2017 promulgation) was enforced with two phases, and the first phase was enforced on April 1, 2018, and the second phase enforced on April 1, 2019 (Heisei 31). 

◎The first phase: Main revised point of the April 1, 2019 (Heisei 30) enforcement
(1)At the time of report of law Article 4 Paragraph 1, we came to be able to attach soil pollution situation findings based on law.
 We may not be ordered investigation by attaching findings.
 In addition, we were able to attach findings so far, but were stipulated this time.
 In addition, please be careful as you must not necessarily attach findings.
(2)For person who performed contaminated soil processing business, disqualification requirements were added.
(3)Regulations about succession of position of contaminated soil processing business were added.
 New permission was necessary, but came to be able to succeed until now when we assigned contaminated soil processing business by the prefectural governor approving this time.
 In addition, application to the prefectural governor is necessary when we succeed.

◎The second phase: Main revised point of the April 1, 2019 (Heisei 31) enforcement

(1)Place that changes forms and essence uniformity size (900 square meters) or more for land where the soil pollution situation investigation is reprieved by law Article 3 Paragraph 1 proviso regulations

  go, prior report were necessary. In addition, about the land concerned, the prefectural governor will order investigation (essential).

(2)Factory, business that establishes use of toxic substance specific facility (limited to specific harmful object prescribed in the soil pollution measures method) pertaining to Water Pollution Control Law in regulations of law Article 4 Paragraph 1

     Report scale requirements in case of land (except land where investigation is reprieved) of place were tightened. Form and essence change of constant size (900 square meters) or more land

     When we perform this, report is necessary within 30 days before the start of construction. When examine report, and the prefecture admits that there might be soil pollution, from the prefectural governor investigation order

     We are delivered.
(3)Use of soil disposal facilities such as natural origins were added to disposal facility of contaminated soil processing business.

(4)Local governments came to have soil pollution processing business by discussion establishment with the soil pollution measures method government agency with jurisdiction.

   (permission deeming provision by discussion establishment)

 

 (reference) The 2019 revision soil pollution measures method briefing session material (extract, point in time correction): March 15, 2019 (Heisei 31) Kumamoto sponsorship

 

 

When we abolish use of use of toxic substance specific facility

  By the soil pollution measures method, duty to carry out soil pollution situation investigation at the time of the abolition of the abolition of use of toxic substance specific facility (limited to specific harmful object of the soil pollution measures method) or use of toxic substance is imposed. Actor of investigation duty becomes "landowners". Possession of land is landowner, manager or owner. Generally, landowner applies.

 Range of land investigating is all of site of factory, workplace which there was of use of toxic substance specific facility which we abolished.

 In addition, land which was site of factory, workplace which there was of use of toxic substance specific facility applies even temporarily after the soil pollution measures method enforcement day (February 15, 2003 (Heisei 15)).

You carry out investigation by regulations into soil pollution measures method by 120 days from day when you abolished, and please submit soil pollution situation findings report (the style first).

 In addition, when it is admitted that there is not, judging from usage of land including case provided sequentially by use of factory, workplace, fear of health hazard receives confirmation of the prefectural governor, and it is possible for verge such as converting into use except factory, workplace to decide to investigate (we hesitate) without investigating at that point. When you receive postponement of investigation conduct, please submit confirmation applications (the style third) of the soil pollution measures method Article 3 Paragraph 1 proviso after the abolition as promptly as possible.

 In addition, in application, please take application gist into account.

 

(reference) The law Article 3 Paragraph 1 proviso (investigation postponement) application point proviso application point (PDF: 265.7 kilobytes) We open with the other window

 

 About land where the soil pollution situation investigation was reprieved later,

・When we change form and essence of constant size or more land of, submission of report (law Article 3 Paragraph 7) is necessary beforehand.

・When the use purpose of land is changed, submission of usage change report (law Article 3 Paragraph 5) is necessary beforehand.

・When landowners are changed, submission of succession report (enforcement regulations Article 16 Paragraph 4, article Paragraph 5) is necessary without delay.

 

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Report (two copies) is necessary for public health center (in the Kumamoto city the Mizuho, Kumamoto-shi whole section) which has all jurisdiction over the area concerned.

 

When we change form and essence of constant size or more land

  When we change form and essence of constant size or more land, it is necessary to submit report by the next division. In addition, form and essence change of land is not building area, and all the acts to touch in land actually correspond (e.g.,: the leveling of ground or grubbing up the roots).

In addition, constant scale is the total area of setsudo + extra earth laid on the ground and judges.

(1)In the case of form and essence change in land where the soil pollution situation investigation is reprieved (law Article 3 Paragraph 7)

  Before when form and essence changes of land are 900 square meters or more, starting construction; beforehand the prefecture [public health center having jurisdiction over the area concerned report window] (in the Kumamoto city the Mizuho, Kumamoto-shi whole section)

    Report (two copies) is necessary for this. 

      In addition, report, please with room as investigation order is delivered by land (setsudobufun) to change form and essence of.

(2)In the case of land of factory, workplace with use of toxic substance specific facility of Water Pollution Control Law (law Article 4 Paragraph 1)

     When form and essence changes of land are 900 square meters or more, within 30 days before before start of construction, report is necessary for the prefecture.

(3) (1) Land except (2)

    When form and essence changes of land are 3,000 square meters or more, within 30 days before before start of construction, report is necessary for the prefecture.

(4)Notice matter

 (2)Within 30 days before day when person who is going to change form and essence of land of, (3) starts change prefectural [public health center having jurisdiction over the area concerned report window]; (in the Kumamoto city

Report (two copies) is necessary for Mizuho, Kumamoto-shi whole section). When there might be soil pollution, is order surukotomoarima by pollution status investigation of the soil for landowners

Do. So that because it is assumed as a result of investigation that is forced by change of plan when pollution becomes clear, notification is done surely having room; is hodokoshi by each person

We list in ko manual and report, and I would like to speak to device whom there is not of leak.

 

(reference)  The form and essence change report point (PDF: 606.8 kilobytes) We open with the other window

 

The designated situation of measures area required and form and essence change report area required

   Lists of Kumamoto prefecture (except Kumamoto-shi) of measures areas required. When soil pollution becomes clear, we are made public as measures areas required, and we are listed in account book, and we are provided for reading by investigation. Measures areas in the Kumamoto prefecture (except Kumamoto-shi) required are as follows.

    ※About Kumamoto-shi minute, ask the Mizuho, Kumamoto-shi whole section (096-328-2436).

 When intake course including case that there is not fear of health hazard that groundwater drinking at the outskirts cries even if there is pollution in "measures area required" when there might be health hazard is cut off, the governor appoints as "form and essence change pivot report area".

Discovery method of pollution

Discovery of pollution by investigation at the time of the use of toxic substance specific facility abolition 

Pollution discovery in land which gave investigation order based on form and essence change report of constant size or more land

Pollution discovery in land which we hung investigation order as probability of pollution by toxic substance was high and investigated

Discovery of pollution by voluntary investigation

 

 

 

When soil pollution becomes clear in voluntary investigation

 Even if it is discovery of soil pollution by voluntary investigation, please contact the prefecture not to give neighboring inhabitants health hazard as appropriate measures are necessary.

 About land where soil pollution became clear, we came to be able to apply to the prefecture for designation. (law Article 14) (the style eleventh) if soil pollution becomes clear, apply, and let's receive designation as "measures area required" or "form and essence change report area required".

 For example, it is on land where the prefectural governor admitted as land where measures are taken for even if there is pollution when is appointed in "form and essence change report area required". Therefore, land transaction is enabled without spending vast money on the digging removal.

 

 

When we carry out contaminated soil

 It takes regulation (limited to contaminated soil of measures area required and form and essence change report area required.) such as export, disposal of contaminated soil.

 ・Within 14 days before day when person of export of contaminated soil starts export, it is necessary to report to (ordinance-designated city) of the prefecture. (law Article 16)

 ・It is necessary for person of export of contaminated soil to entrust supplier (contaminated soil processing supplier) who received permission of contaminated soil processing business with processing. (law Article 18)

 ・It is necessary for conveyer of contaminated soil to carry according to standard (transportation standard) about transportation of contaminated soil. (law Article 17) 

 

Contaminated soil processing business

 It is necessary for person who is going to perform disposal of contaminated soil on a regular basis to receive permission of prefectural (ordinance-designated city) for each facility (contaminated soil disposal facility) to offer for one of business of disposal of contaminated soil (law Article 22).

 With this law revision, regulations of succession of position of contaminated soil processing business were added.

 

(reference) List of contaminated soil processing business (Ministry of the Environment homepage) With new window(external link)

Contaminated soil processing business permission application (the departmental order style first concerned).

New permission application fee is 240,000 yen.

Submission of application is Environmental Conservation Division. Please consult before application.

 
Matter which collects fee
Sum of fee
(per one)
1
Examination for application of permission of contaminated soil processing business based on regulations of law Article 22 Paragraph 1
240,000 yen※
2
Examination for application of update of permission of contaminated soil processing business based on regulations of law Article 22 Paragraph 4
224,000 yen※
3
Examination for application of permission of change of contaminated soil processing business based on regulations of law Article 23 Paragraph 1
222,000 yen※
4Examination for application of transfer of contaminated soil handling of law Article 27 business based on regulations of 2 Paragraph 1 and acquisition by purchase
70,000 yen※
5Examination for application of merger of contaminated soil handling of law Article 27 business based on regulations of 3 Paragraph 1 and the division  70,000 yen※
6Examination for application of the inheritance of contaminated soil handling of law Article 27 business based on regulations of 4 Paragraph 1  70,000 yen※

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Designated research institute

 It is decided to consign to designated research institute if we investigate pollution status of the soil based on the soil pollution measures method.

(reference) List of designated research institutes based on the soil pollution measures method (Ministry of the Environment)

 In addition, it is necessary for person who is going to perform the soil pollution situation investigation based on the soil pollution measures method only in area in Kumamoto from April 1, 2015 to perform designated application (update) of appointment research institute in the prefecture.

 When you are going to perform the investigations concerned in area of the plural metropolis and districts, please perform designated application (update) as before in Ministry of the Environment.

Submission of application is Environmental Conservation Division. Please consult before application.

 

Matter which collects fee

Sum of fee

(per one)

1

Examination for designated application based on regulations of law Article 3 Paragraph 1

30,900 yen※

2

Examination for designated update based on regulations of law Article 32 Paragraph 1

28,900 yen※

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The soil pollution measures method Q&A

We publish Q&A about the soil pollution measures method below.

https://www.pref.kumamoto.jp/kiji_554.html

 

Notices of main laws and ordinances

About the soil pollution measures method (Ministry of the Environment) http://www.env.go.jp/water/dojo/wpcl.html We open with the other window(external link)

Soil pollution measures method laws and ordinances 3-dan table 3 step list (PDF: 1.78 megabytes) We open with the other window

Soil pollution measures method guidelines http://www.env.go.jp/water/dojo/gl-man.html We open with the other window(external link)

Support system of soil pollution measures

Various support measures for soil pollution measures

 

Main laws and ordinances, notice

Structure (association of Ministry of the Environment, Japan environment) of the soil pollution measures method

 

Acquisition method of style

We can download various styles in conjunction with the soil pollution measures method from various reports, application style [environment] (the soil pollution measures method).

<procedure> Of "[environment] (the soil pollution measures method) soil pollution situation findings please obtain necessary style from page of reports".

 

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