The Ministry Of Ecology And Environment Will Publish A List Of Harmful Atmospheric Pollutants Before The End Of The Year

- Jul 12, 2018-

Law enforcement inspection report: The ecological environment and other departments should formulate and publish a list of toxic and harmful atmospheric pollutants by the end of 2018.

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, July 9 (Reporter Luo Sha, Gao Jing) The report of the Law Enforcement Inspection Group of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the implementation of the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for deliberation on the 9th. The report proposed that the ecological environment and other departments It is necessary to formulate and publish a list of toxic and harmful atmospheric pollutants by the end of 2018.

The report recommends that the development of supporting regulations, standards and standards be accelerated. Before the end of 2019, the regulations on discharge permit management will be introduced to implement full-process management and multi-pollutant coordinated control of fixed pollution sources, and issue pollutant discharge permits according to industry, region and time limit. In 2020, the sewage permit system will be built into a core system for fixed source environmental management, and “one-certificate” management will be realized. Market supervision and other departments should speed up the establishment of environmental protection recall systems for motor vehicles and non-road mobile machinery. Key areas for air pollution control should actively develop local standards that are stricter than national pollutant discharge standards.

The report proposes to encourage local governments to enact legislation ahead of the state in the field of air pollution control. Before the end of 2018, the provincial people's congresses and their standing committees should formulate or revise the relevant regulations on air pollution prevention and control, and further clarify and refine the provisions of the upper-level law in light of local conditions, enhance the operational, normative and binding laws, and achieve local air pollution prevention and control. Full coverage of sexual regulations.

The report also pointed out that the people's congresses at all levels and their standing committees should focus on the overall goal of improving the overall quality of ecological environment and the significant reduction of the total discharge of major pollutants by 2020, taking air pollution prevention and control as a key work area, and continuing to carry out law enforcement inspections, follow-up supervision. Listen to deliberation work reports, special inquiries, etc.

The report emphasizes that the prominent violations found in this law enforcement inspection should be included in the “review” of the central environmental protection inspectors, implement legal responsibilities, and deal with them seriously according to law. All provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) must make inconsistencies and rectify the problems discovered by inspections in strict accordance with the law.


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