The 4th PRTR seminar was organized by the Pollution Control Department (PCD), in collaboration with the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) and the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), on June 11, 2015, at Maruay Garden Hotel in Bangkok. Ms. Sunee Piyapanpong, Deputy Director-General of PCD, together with Mr. Mongkol Pruekwatana, Deputy Director-General of DIW, and Ms. Somchint Pilouk, Deputy Governor of IEAT, jointly delivered the opening speech. There were 120 participants at this event from various government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the JICA expert team, and mass-media.
The seminar program was as follows:
|08.30-09.00||Opening Session by Executives of PCD, DIW and IEAT|
|09.00-10.00||PRTR development in Thailand, by Ms. Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn (PCD)|
|10.00-11.00||PRTR data from industries and estimation of emission from SME, by Dr. Jariya Sukhapan (IEAT)|
|11.00-12.00||Estimation and PRTR data from bulk gas terminal, gas station and mobile source, by Ms. Orrawan Manoonwong Dr. Natchanok Palaen and Mr. Ittipol Pawarmart (PCD)|
|13.00-14.00||Estimation and PRTR data from agriculture, household, construction, school and hospital, by Mr. Aram Bhandhuwanna (PCD)|
|14.00-15.30||Overall PRTR data disclosure and risk communication, by Dr. Chayawee Wangcharoenrung (PCD)|
|14.30-15.30||Explanation for the questionnaire distributed in the Seminar|
|15.30-17.00||Discussion and Q&A Session : Dr. Decha Pimpisut (DIW), Ms. Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn (PCD), Dr. Jariya Sukhapan (IEAT) and Mr. Munehiro Fukuda (JICA Expert)|
Toward the end of the seminar, an active discussion session facilitated by Dr. Decha Pimpisut (DIW), Ms. Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn (PCD), Dr. Jariya Sukhapan (IEAT) and Mr. Munehiro Fukuda (JICA Expert), was observed. The feedback received in this session is valuable input to the project. All suggestions will be taken into consideration in improving the PRTR system.