In cooperation with the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), the 2nd task force meeting on development of the release estimation manual for the chemical/petrochemical industry was held on June 14th, 2012, chaired by the Director of the Water Technology and Industrial Pollution Management Bureau, Mr. Mongkol Preukwatana, with a full house of task force members participating the meeting.
The JICA Expert, together with Mr. Decha, Director of the Air Pollution Division, delivered a presentation on 1) the revised target chemical substances list and the selection process and 2) point source definition and the summary of criteria to identify the point source for the pilot project in Rayong province, 2013. Based on the chemical usage data collected from the task force members, the JICA Expert prepared the first draft of the release estimation manual for the chemical/petrochemical industry and presented it to the floor. The task force members actively discussed the draft and promised to submit detailed feedback and comments to the JICA Expert.p>
As well as the manual for the refinery industry, the prepared release estimation manual for the chemical/petrochemical industry is expected to be ready for the pilot implementation in Rayong province in 2013, and used as a guideline for the industry to report PRTR data.
Task force members actively discussed, and gave comments on the first draft of the release estimation manual for the chemical/petrochemical industry, proposed by the JICA Expert during the 2nd task force meeting of the chemical/ petrochemical group, on June 14th, 2012, at DIW.