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A Meeting for Yangtze River Delta Pollution Prevention and Control Collaboration Mechanism Held
2018-10-16 10:37:44

The seventh working meeting of the Yangtze River Delta Air Pollution Prevention and Control Collaboration Group and the fourth working meeting of the Yangtze River Delta Water Pollution Prevention and Control Group was held in Shanghai on October 12th. Li Qiang, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and leader of the collaboration group, presided over this meeting and delivered a speech. Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment Li Ganjie spoke at the meeting. Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong, Jiangsu Provincial Governor Wu Zhenglong, Zhejiang Provincial Governor Yuan Jiajun, and Anhui Provincial Governor Li Guoying made exchanges on the progress and next steps in the prevention and control of air and water pollution in these provinces.

 

The meeting thoroughly studied and implemented Xi Jinping’s thoughts on ecological civilization  and General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important guiding spirit for promoting the development of higher quality integration in the Yangtze River Delta, comprehensively implemented the spirit of the National Ecology and Environment Protection Conference, and summarized the main progress and achievements of the regional implementation of relevant key tasks of collaboration, reviewed and approved the “Regulations of the Yangtze River Delta Air Pollution Prevention and Control Collaboration Group” (Revised Draft) and the “Regulations of the Yangtze River Delta Water Pollution Prevention and Control Collaboration Group” (Revised Draft), and focused on the deployment of the action for the comprehensive treatment of regional air pollution in autumn and winter, the joint emergency response to heavy pollution weather, and other work.

 

The meeting heard the report on the implementation of the marine environment protection law in Zhejiang Province. The representatives of the Provincial People’s Congress, representatives of experts and scholars, and representatives of grassroots law enforcement personnel made speeches on strengthening regional cooperation in marine environment protection, improving the compensation mechanism for marine environment protection, and raising public awareness of marine environment protection respectively. Besides, the members of the law enforcement inspection team also raised questions on the issues concerning the setting and management of sewage outlets to the sea, and those responsible for these issues in Zhejiang made responses separately.

 

From the afternoon of the 12th to the 14th, the law enforcement inspection team went to the ports, rural communities, enterprise workshops and project construction sites in Jiaxing and Ningbo to inspect the marine environment protection and other aspects.

 

The leaders of the inspection team, Jiao Yong, Zhuang Guotai and others, and the provincial leaders Chen Jinbiao, Liang Liming, Gao Xingfu, Chen Tiexiong and Qi Dongyao, attended the forum or participated in the inspection.

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