This page contains environmental agreements with Japan. These documents may be viewed and downloaded below.
- The U.S.-Japan Agreement on Cooperation in Environmental Protection was signed in Washington, D.C. on August 5, 1975. Since the initiation of implementation of the Agreement, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been the Executive Agency on the U.S. side. The Ministry of Environment of Japan is EPA's counterpart.
- In 2018, EPA and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency renewed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in the field of radiation protection.
- In 2020, EPA and Japan's National Institute of Standards and Evaluation signed a Statement of Intent in the field of chemicals management.
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- U.S.-Japan Agreement on Cooperation in Environmental Protection (PDF)(5 pp, 612 K, August 5, 1975)
- Letter of Intent Between the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and the U.S. EPA on Cooperation in the Field of Radiation Protection (PDF)(4 pp, 3 MB, July 2, 2018)
- Statement of Intent with Japan's National Institute of Standards and Evaluation in the field of chemicals management (PDF)(4 pp, 332 K, June 18, 2020)