Taiwan to Upgrade EPA to Ministry
Taiwan will upgrade the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to a full-scale Ministry of Environment to respond to higher priority being placed on climate change and other pressing environmental challenges.
South Korea Updates Regulations on CBI Protection under K-REACH
On May 30, 2023, by MoE Announcement No. 2023-102, South Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) made public the amendments to the Regulations on Preparation of Information Protection Application, Information Protection Management, Etc., which will be in force on January 1, 2024.
Peru Publishes Legislation on National Chemical Management
On May 28, 2023, Peru's Minister of the Environment (MINAM) approved Legislative Decree No. 1570 and published it on the Official Gazette, which marks the implementation of national chemical management framework. It establishes a National Registry of Chemical Substances (RENASQ) and a process for risk assessment of priority substance.