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Calendar in Sept. 2011

On September 1, MEP Minister Zhou Shengxian chaired a MEP executive meeting. The meeting reviewed and passed in principle three emission standards including the Emission Standard of Environment Noise for Boundary of Construction Site and the review comments on environment impact statement of some construction projects as well as the comments on the applications of some enterprises for export of hazardous wastes. Vice ministers Zhang Lijun, Wu Xiaoqing, Zhou Jian and Li Ganjie, Ms. Further Wenjuan, head of the Discipline Inspection Group of CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in MEP, Mr. Hu Baolin, Member of the MEP Leading Party Members Group and DG of General Office and Chief Engineer Wan Bentai attended the meeting. The main heads of relevant departments and bureau of MEP attended the meeting as observers.
On the same day, MEP held national teleconference on prevention and control of hazardous waste pollution in Beijing. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun conveyed the spirit of the important instructions of leaders of the central government, arranged special inspections on hazardous waste across the country, and further identified the plan for prevention and control of hazardous waste pollution in the next stage. The heads of environmental protection bureau of 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities as well as Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, main leaders of MEP regional environment supervision centers, relevant departments and bureau of MEP and affiliated institutions attended the meeting.
On the same day, Expert Review Meeting for Environmental Science & Technology Awards was held in Beijing, Mr. Wu Xiaoqing, MEP Vice Minister and Director of the Review Commission attended the meeting and gave a speech. MEP Chief Engineer Wan Bentai attended the meeting.
On the same day, MEP approved that Technical Specification for Environmental Protection Applications Development Management as a national environmental protection standard would go into effect as of December 1, 2011.
On the same day, MEP approved that two standards including the Water Quality —Determination of Volatile Halogenated Organic Compounds—Headspace Gas Chromatography as national environmental protection standards would go into effect as of November 1, 2011.
On the same day, MEP approved that that two standards including the Technical Guidelines for Environmental Impacts Assessment—General Program as national environmental protection standards would go into effect as of January 1, 2012.
On September 2, Institute of Chemical Defense of the People’s Liberation Army organized the exercise for emergency monitoring on nuclear and chemical combined pollution accidents involving the coordination of several kinds of arm of the services. MEP Chief Engineer Wan Bentai attended the activities and gave a speech.
On September 4, Ms. Further Wenjuan, head of the Discipline Inspection Group of CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in Ministry of Environmental Protection heading a group to Sichuan Province to supervise and check the implementation of the policies on environmental protection and emission reduction.
On the same day, MEP Chief Engineer on Nuclear Safety Yang Chaofei went to Qinghai Province to supervise and check the implementation of environmental protection and emission reduction policies.
On September 5, MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun heading a joint inspection group visited Jiangsu Province to check the implementation of environmental protection and emission reduction policies.
On September 6, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with visiting the visiting delegation of Conservation International China headed by CEO Peter A. Seligmann in Beijing. They exchanged their views on the topics of common concern such as cooperation on biodiversity.
On the same day, MEP Vice Minister Zhou Jian heading a joint inspection group visited Yunnan Province to supervise and check the implementation of policy measures for environmental protection and emission reduction.
On September 7, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with visiting French delegation headed by President Pugrio of French Power Corporation in Beijing, they exchanged their views on environmental issues of common concern.
On the same day, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with Ms. Domingos, head of the Environment Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of the Republic of Cuba in Beijing. They exchanged their views on environmental issues of common concern.
On September 8, Ministry of Environmental Protection approved three standards including Determination of Atmospheric Article PM10 and PM2.5 in Ambient Air by Gravimetric Method as national environmental protection standards, which shall go into effect as of November 1, 2011.
On the same day, Ministry of Environmental Protection approved six standards including Standard for the Assessment of Regional Biodiversity as national environmental protection standards, which shall go into effect as of January 1, 2012.
On September 12, Shandong Province organized the Expert Review Meeting on the Shandong "12th Five-Year Plan for Environmental Protection. MEP Vice Minister Zhou Jian attended the meeting and gave a speech.
On the same day, MEP printed out and distributed the Plan for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution of Mid and Lower Reaches of the Yangtze River Basin (2011-2015).
On September 13, MEP printed out and distributed the Technical Guidance for Assessment of Environmental Risks—Method for Identifying the Grade of Environmental Risk of Sulphuric Acid Enterprises (Trial).
On September 14, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with a US Environmental Defense Fund delegation headed by Vice President Daniel J. Dudek in Beijing. The two sides signed the MOU for the cooperation to support CCICED Phase V.
On the same day, Summary Meeting of EU-China Biodiversity Program was held in Beijing, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie addressed the meeting.
On the same day, MEP held National On-the-Site Meeting on Management of Environment Emergency Response to Pollution Accidents in Drinking Water Source Areas in Linyi City, Shandong Province. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun addressed the meeting. Mr. Sun Wei, Member of the Standing Committee of Shandong Committee of Communist Party and Vice Mayor addressed the meeting.
On the same day, MEP held a special Lecture on the Findings of Study on Macro Strategy for China’s Environment and Their Application in Beijing. MEP Chief Engineer on Nuclear Safety Yang Chaofei gave a special report titled "The Findings of Study on Macro Strategy for China’s Environment and Their Application".
On September 15, MEP held the teleconference on investigation and ruling out of environmental risks of key fields relevant to chemicals in Beijing to arrange special activities on environmental management of chemicals in the country. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun attended the meeting and gave a speech.
On September 16, MEP issued the No.69 group of vehicle & engine manufacturers, products and their pollution control devices meeting Stage III standard, No. 45 group of vehicle & engine manufacturers, products and their pollution control devices meeting Stage IV standard and No.4 group of vehicle & engine manufacturers, products and their pollution control devices meeting Stage V standard that meet the Limits and Measurement Methods for Emissions from Light-duty Vehicles (Stage Ⅲ and Ⅳ) (GB18352.3-2005), Limits and Measurement Methods for Exhaust Pollutants from Compression Ignition and Gas Fuelled Positive Ignition Engines of Vehicles (Stage Ⅲ, Ⅳ andⅤ) (GB17691-2005), and Limits and Measurement Methods for the Emissions of Pollutants from Motorcycles on the Running Mode (CHINA stage Ⅲ) (GB14622-2007).
On September 20, MEP printed out and distributed the Circular on Further Doing Well the Review of Validity of Automatic Monitoring Data of Pollution Sources.
On the same day, MEP printed out and distributed the National "12th Five-Year Plan" for Environment and Health Work.
On September 21, MEP Vice Minister Wu Xiaoqing answered the questions from journalist on the Emission Standard of Air Pollutants for Thermal Power Plants, which was jointly released by Ministry of Environmental Protection and General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine on July 29, 2011 and shall go into effect as of January 1, 2012.
On September 22, the Seventh Environment and Development Forum was held in Beijing. Ms. Gu Xiulian, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th NPC, Mr. Song Jian, former State Councillor and former Vice Chairman of CPPCC, MEP Vice Minister Zhou Jian and Chief Engineer Wan Bentai attended the meeting.
On the same day, MEP made public the name list of the third group of organizations with the approval of obtaining or changing their qualification for operation of environmental protection treatment facilities in 2011.
On September 23, MEP released the name list of sewage treatment plants under national key monitoring program whose supervision monitoring data exceeds national standard in the first 6 months of 2011.
On September 26, China Environment Year Book won the special prize at the Fifth National Rating of the Quality of Year Books, MEP Minister Zhou Shengxian, Vice Minister Pan Yue and Vice Minister Zhou Jian expressed their congratulations.
On the same day, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with China Group Delegation of British Conservative Party Parliament Members headed by Mr. Nigel Evans, Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, in Beijing. They exchanged their views on topics of common concern.
On September 27, the State Council held national teleconference on energy saving and emission reduction to mobilize and arrange energy saving and emission reduction work during the "12th Five-Year Plan" period. Premier Wen Jiabao made an important speech. Vice Premier Li Keqiang from the State Council chaired the meeting. The official in charge from NDRC, MEP Minister Zhou Shengxian and head of Hebei Province, Shanghai and Guizhou Province presented a speech at the meeting. The main official in charge from each province, autonomous region, municipality and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, relevant departments of the State Council, relevant enterprises at national and local levels attended the meeting. The officials in charge from relevant organizations such as CCCPC, NPC and CPPCC as well as the Logistic Department of the People’s Liberation Army attended the meeting.
On September 29, the First Meeting of China—Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Cooperation Committee was held in Beijing. Mr. Li Ganjie, the Chinese Chairman of the commission and MEP Vice Minister chaired and addressed the meeting. Mr. Durmagambetov, Kazakhstan Chairman of the Committee and Vice Minister of Environment Ministry of Kazakhstan heading a delegation attended the meeting. At the meeting, the two sides developed and agreed the Regulations of China—Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Cooperation Committee. After the meeting, Li Ganjie and Durmagambetov signed the minute of the meeting.
On September 30, MEP printed out and distributed the National "12th Five-Year Plan for Environmental Monitoring.

 

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