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Calendar in Oct. 2012

On October 8, Ministry of Environmental Protection, NDRC, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Health jointly printed out and distributed the "12th Five-Year Plan for Prevention and Control of Hazardous Waste".
On October 9, Ministry of Environmental Protection released a public notice to abolish Written Reply on Relevant Issues of Public Application for Disclosure of Environmental Impact Assessment Documents of Construction Projects (Huanhan No. [2008] 50).
On October 10, Ministry of Environmental Protection released the Measures on Environmental Management and Registration of Hazardous Chemicals (Trial), which shall go into effect as of March 1, 2013.
On the same day, Ministry of Environmental Protection removed five environmental infringements from the supervision blacklist including the antimony smelting enterprises in tin mining areas of Lengshuijiang City, Hunan Province.
On October 11, 2012 On-the-Site National Meeting on Ambient Air Quality Monitoring According to New Standard & Inception Ceremony for Large-Scale Training was held in Nanjing. MEP Vice Minister Wu Xiaoqing attended the meeting and gave a speech. Mr. Wan Bentai, MEP Chief Engineer chaired the meeting.
On October 15~21, MEP Vice Minister Zhou Jian heading the Chinese Government delegation attended the 11th COP of the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Hyderabad, India. MEP Vice Minister Zhou Jian attended the high-level meeting and gave a speech.
On October 16, the Inception Meeting of Investigation on National Environmental Protection and Basic Situation of Relevant Industries was held Beijing. MEP Vice Minister Wu Xiaoqing attended the meeting and gave a speech.
On October 17, Ministry of Environmental Protection released four national environmental protection standards including the Technical Specifications for Sugar Industry Waste Water Treatment (HJ 2018-2012), Technical Specifications for Waste Water Treatment and Reuse of Iron and Steel Industry (HJ 2019-2012),General Technical Specification for Bag Filtration Engineering (HJ 2020-2012) and Technical Specifications of Internal Circulation Aerobic Biological Fluidized Bed for Wastewater Treatment (HJ 2021-2012), which shall go into effect as of January 1, 2013.
On October 18, the Meeting on Prevention and Control of Water Pollution of Mid and Downstream of the Yangtze River & Emission Reduction in East China was held in Nanchang. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun attended the meeting and gave a speech. Vice Governor of Jiangxi Province Yao Mugen attended the meeting and gave a speech.
On October 22, MEP Vice Minister Li Ganjie met with Ms. Naoko Ishii, Chairman and CEO of GEF in Beijing. They exchanged their views on issues of common concern.
On the same day, Ministry of Environmental Protection printed out and distributed the Interpretation about Examination Indicators for the Implementation of Special Plan for Prevention and control of Water Pollution of Key River Basins.
On October 23, MEP Minister Zhou Shengxian chaired MEP executive meeting to review and approved in principle the Circular on Further Strengthen Disclosure of Information of Environmental Protection, Program for Prevention and Control of Groundwater Pollution in North China Plain (2012-2020), Methods for Statistics on Reduction of Total Amount of Major Pollutants (Draft), Methods for Monitoring on Reduction of Total Amount of Major Pollutants (Draft), Methods for Examination of Reduction of Total Discharge of Major Pollutants (Draft), and the review comments on EIA of Qionghai Bo'ao Airport Project in Hainan Province. MEP vice ministers Zhang Lijun, Wu Xiaoqing, Zhou Jian and Li Ganjie, Ms. Zhou Ying, head of Discipline Inspection Group, members of MEP Leading Party Members’ Group Hu Baolin and He Jie as well as Chief Engineer Wan Bentai attended the meeting. Major leaders of MEP relevant departments and bureau attended the meeting as observers.
On October 26~27, National Meeting on Management of Environment Emergency Response was held in Nanjing. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun attended the meeting and gave a speech.
On October 29, the signing ceremony of Letter of Target Responsibility for Reduction of Total Discharge of Major Pollutants in the "12th Five-Year Plan" period between the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Shenhua Corporation was held in Beijing. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun attended the meeting and gave a speech. MEP Vice Minister Wu Xiaoqing attended the ceremony. MEP Chief Engineer Wan Bentai chaired the ceremony. Major leaders of all MEP departments and bureau, North China Environmental Protection Supervision Center and Shenhua Corporation attended the ceremony as observers.
On the same day, Ministry of Environmental Protection held the briefing on special law enforcement inspection on environmental supervision in Beijing. MEP Vice Minister Zhang Lijun attended the meeting and gave a speech. Ms. Zhou Ying, Head of Discipline Inspection Group of General Commission for Discipline Inspection of CPC in Ministry of Environmental Protection chaired the meeting and presented requirements.
On October 30, Ministry of Environmental Protection printed out and distributed the Circular on Further Strengthen Disclosure of Information of Environmental Protection.
On October 31, Premier Wen Jiabao chaired an executive meeting of the State Council to study and arrange activities for protection and comprehensive control of soil environment.
On the same day, MEP Vice Minister Wu Xiaoqing heading a group investigated the test and trial operation of the monitoring sites for implementation of new Ambient Air Quality Standard in Hefei City.

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