EPA and MOEJ appreciate each others efforts for strengthening mercury monitoring capacity in the Asia-Pacific region.
EPA and MOEJ were among the agencies and nations that worked together on the historic Paris Agreement on climate change at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21).EPA and MOEJ are also working together on an amendment to phasedown HFCs under the Montreal Protocol to reduce the rapidly growing climate impact of these gases, and determine acceptable baselines and schedules.
EPA and MOEJ have decided to work together on knowledge sharing forums on adaptation actions through the Global Adaptation Network (GAN) including Sustained Learning Exchanges and City-to-City Exchanges, cooperating with the Asia-Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) and other initiatives
EPA and MOEJ will continue to promote collaboration and best practices in the field of air quality protection in Asia.
EPA and MOEJ collaborate through the Decommissioning and Environmental Management Working Group under the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation.
In November 2015, EPA and MOEJ participated in the 4th U.S.