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Papers from Overseas Workshops

This collection of papers is from meetings held between February 11 an 18, 1996 with Taiwanese and Thai pollution victims. The meetings were conducted by the Japan Air Pollution Victims Association with a grant from the Japan Fund for Global Environment.

Pollution Victims

Kimio Moriwaki

(Director, Nishiyodogawa Association for Pollution Patients and Their Families)
The Experience of Organizing Pollution Victims in Nishiyodogawa

Mitsuko Matsu (Chairperson, Amagasaki Association for Pollution Patients and Their Families)

Experience in Organizing Pollution Victims

Terutomo Ota (Director, Association of Kurashiki Pollution Victims and Their Families)

The Movement by Air Pollution Victims Against the Mizushima Industrial Complex, a New Industrial City

Lawyers

Takeji Fujiwara

The Involvement of Japan’s Lawyers in Environmental Issues

Katsuji Mineta

The Role of Epidemiology in Japan’s Pollution Litigation, and the Extent of Its Progress

Akio Muramatsu

“Japan’s Air Pollution Court Cases: Overview, Main Points at Issue, Achievements, and Challenges”

Akio Muramatsu

“Progress in the Nishiyodogawa Pollution Lawsuit”

Mototsune Yamakawa

“Motor Vehicle Emission Controls in Japan”

Supporters

Toshiaki Iwasa

(Secretary General, General Federation of Osaka Labor Unions)
The Pollution Victims’ Movement and Support by Laborers

Hiroo Kasagi

(Acting Secretary-General, Osaka Urban Environment Council)
“Community Redevelopment Initiatives by Pollution Victims”

Overview

Kazuhiro Ueta

(Professor, Department of Economics, Kyoto University)
“Taiwan’s Environmental Policy and the Japanese Model”