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Submission and Public Inspection of the Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Construction Plan

2016/10/06

JERA Co., Inc. ("JERA") plans to replace aging thermal power plants in Japan by using state-of-the art, high efficiency equipment. This new equipment will help JERA achieve its goals of delivering a globally competitive supply of energy, and contributing to a low carbon society.

Today, JERA submitted the “Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement1 for the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Construction Plan” (the “Statement”) to the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Governor of Chiba Prefecture, the Mayor of Ichihara City, and the Mayor of Sodegaura City. The Statement provides an overview of the environmental items to be considered.

The Statement will be made available for public inspection from October 7 to November 7 at the administrative agencies listed in Attachment 2. It will also be published on JERA’s website.

If you have any opinion on the Statement in terms of environmental preservation, you can submit your opinion via mail to the mailing address shown in Attachment 2.

JERA will duly carry out the construction plan in accordance with the instructions given by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and other authorities, while giving due consideration to the opinions of local residents.

  • 1 Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement:
    A required process stipulated by the Environmental Impact Assessment Law. This is the first of four phases.



Attachment 1: Outline of the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Replacement Plan [PDF 19KB]

Attachment 2: Public Inspection of the Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement [PDF 138KB]