Responsible for the overall arrangement and coordination, the supervision, and the compliance inspection of major environmental issues; draw up the administrative regulations, departmental rules and institutional framework on environmental supervision and inspection, and organize their implementation; oversee the implementation and enforcement of the environmental protection guidelines, policies, programs and plans, laws, administrative regulations, departmental rules, and standards; draw up the environmental management systems including the declaration and registration system of pollutant discharge, the pollution charging system, and the system for making rectifications within a prescribed period of time, and organize their implementation; responsible for the post-inspection on the environmental compliance and the monitoring of flagged environmental incompliance cases; guide and coordinate the settlement of major environmental problems and pollution disputes of the local areas, of the State departments, and across regions and watersheds; organize national environmental compliance inspection; organize the ecological environment supervision and inspection; organize the audit on the environmental enforcement and the charging of pollution fees; organize the supervision and inspection on the implementation of “three simultaneities” system, namely environmental pollution prevention and control facilities must be designed together, built together, and commissioned together with the major construction project, for projects approved by the Central Government; establish the system of designating permanent environmental inspectors in businesses and organize its implementation; responsible for the administrative punishment in the environmental protection sector; make guidance in organizing environmental inspection teams across the country and in their work; guide the environmental inspection work of the Center of Environmental Emergency Response and Accident Investigation and the regional environmental inspection centers.
1. Office of General Affairs
2. Division of Pollution Charging Management
3. Division of Supervision, Inspection, and Audit
4. Division of Regional Supervision and Inspection
5. Division of Administrative Enforcement and Punishment
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