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Department of Air Environment Management

Main functions:

Responsible for the supervision and administration of the prevention and control of air, noise, light, and fossil energy pollution; draw up the policies, programs and plans, laws, administrative regulations, departmental rules, standards and specifications for the prevention and control of air, noise, light, and fossil energy pollution, and organize their implementation; undertake the prevention and control of air, noise, light, and fossil energy pollution, and the delineation of relevant environment functional zones; assess and determine the area-wide air environment capacity, and evaluate the carrying capacity of the air environment; undertake the source apportionment of air pollutants; draw up the national plans for the control of air pollution, and guide the preparation of the urban plans for the attainment of air quality standards and air quality improvement within a prescribed period of time; establish a system to evaluate the performance of local areas in attainment of air quality improvement goals; organize the delineation of key areas tasked with air pollution control, and guide or draw up relevant policies, programs and plans, and measures; organize the formulation of policy measures in response to heavy air pollution events; develop key air pollutant inventory and the catalogue of toxic gases; undertake the pollutant emission control permitting, total load control, and emission right trading of the air pollutants; establish the institutions on the environmental regulation of the new vehicles and non-road mobile machinery and the sharing of relevant information, and organize their implementation; organize and coordinate the prevention and control of non-point source air pollution; responsible for the national implementation of relevant international environmental conventions.

Internal structure:

1. Division of General Affairs

2. Division of Air Environment Quality Management

3. Division of Area-wide Coordination and Heavy Air Pollution Response

4. Division of Environmental Management of Stationary Air Pollution Sources

5. Division of Environmental Management of Automobiles

6. Division of Environmental Management of Non-point Air Pollution Sources and Noise

(This English version is for your reference only.In case any discrepancy exists between the Chinese and English context, the Chinese version shall prevail.)

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