Press release
Press release

"Apologies"
"Apology"

 

We think this time, hazardous substance in excess of environmental standards has been leaked from our factory border.

 

Outflow point: Takagawa (Near 18-Yoshino-cho, Suita city)

Leaked material: Analysis by the Government jurisdiction

 

Hazardous substance

Actual

standard

Environmental Standard

Pb (lead)

0.062mg/L

0.01mg/L

As(arsenide)

0.019mg/L

0.01mg/L

 

We are very sorry and apologies for the inconvenience and trouble caused to our neighborhoods.

 

■ Impact on the environment and outflow situation

 

Still the outflow is going on but there no identification of any harm like mortality of fish etc.

In addition, since there is no water intake at the downstream, there is no impact on the human body. 

Now, we are working on the minimizing the impact under the instruction, guidance and jurisdiction of government.

Articles released by Government have been posted on the site below.

 

※ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kinki Regional Development Bureau press release content

 http://server-jp.imrworldwide.com/cgi-bin/b?cg=0&ci=mlitkkr&tu=http://www.kkr.mlit.go.jp/scripts/kisha-uproad/index.pl?action=pdf%26no=15237

 

※ For groundwater contamination in Suita City Environmental Department Environmental Conservation Division Yoshino-cho, Suita district (second report) http://www.city.suita.osaka.jp/home/soshiki/div-kankyo/kankyohozen/_59564/_60138.html

 

■ Identification of the cause And countermeasure

 

Currently, we have not identified the outflow passage but, we are working on the priority basis to improve the condition.

Regarding the countermeasure, currently we are working under the guidance of government in order to minimize the impact on the environment.

In addition, we will report and update regarding the progress of the countermeasure on HP time to time.

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