Korea Environmental Policy Bulletin - Environmental Technology Development and Distribution Policies

Republic of Korea, Ministry of Environment (2005)

In the Korean Act on Environmental Technology Development and Support in Korea, environmental technology is defined as \"technology necessary for preserving and managing the environment including the enhancement of assimilative capacity, suppressing and removing causes of environmental damages on humans and nature, preventing and reducing environmental pollution, and recovering polluted and destroyed environment. The definition does not mention the cost of technology, but focuses on preventing and reducing damages on the environment and humans. However, contemporary environmental technology means in two ways.