Task force members actively participated in the second task force meeting on developing a release estimation manual for the automotive/auto-parts industry, August 28, 2012, the Department of Industrial Works.
On August 28, 2012, the second gathering of the task force on developing a release estimation manual for the automotive and auto-part industry was held at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), chaired by the task force president Mr. Mongkol Pruekwattana, Director of Water Technology and Industrial Pollution Management Bureau.
A JICA expert and Mr. Decha Pimpisut, Director of Air Pollution Division, DIW, presented the summary of comments received from task force members on Japan's release estimation manual for the automotive and auto-parts industry. The first draft of the release estimation manual prepared by the JICA expert was explained, focusing on details of typical production processes of the Thai automotive and auto-parts industry and its release estimation method. Task force members actively discussed the issue, giving many constructive comments and feedback for further revision of the manual.
The release estimation manual for the automotive and auto-parts industry is expected to be ready for the forthcoming pilot implementation in Rayong, 2013, and used as a guideline for PRTR data reporting.