Mianyang Strongly Promotes Rectification Regarding the CPC Central Committee¡¯s Inspections of Environmental Protection
2018-07-20

Protecting the green mountains and clean water and promoting the green development of Mianyang

¡ªSummary of the efforts of the city to vigorously promote the rectification regarding the the CPC Central Committee¡¯s inspection of environmental protection

Reporters: Wu Shuyuan, Su Donghua

Carrying out the inspection of environmental protection is a major institutional arrangement of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council to promote the construction of ecological civilization and environmental protection, and is also an important innovative initiative. That the Fifth Environmental Protection Inspection Group of the CPC Central Committee came to Sichuan for inspection is not only an event to comprehensively inspect the city¡¯s environmental protection work, but also provides powerful guidance for the city to carry out related work.

Since the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart carried out environmental protection inspections, the city has attached great importance to the rectification of environmental problems, and will implement the rectification and implementation as a major political task and people¡¯s livelihood project. So far, a good situation for advancing the rectification of the problems reflected by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart and for winning the battle of pollution prevention and control has emerged. A large number of severe environmental problems have been effectively rectified, and the level of constructing ecological civilization and environmental protection has continued to improve.

It is understood that while the Fifth Environmental Protection Inspection Group of the CPC Central Committee was inspecting in Sichuan province, a total of 497 petition cases were handed over to Mianyang. Up to now, all have been completed on time and the completion rate is 100%. 760 of the 814 environmental protection issues have been rectified, and the completion rate of rectification is 93.4%.

Seeking practical results, starting from high starting point to urge rectification from the top to the bottom

Mianyang has successively set up the municipal environmental protection committee, the leading group in charge of the ¡°three major battles¡±, the leading group in charge of the environmental protection inspection work, and the leading group in charge of the rectification regarding the feedback of the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committeeand other leading institutions, which were headed by the municipal party committee and the main leaders of the municipal government. To date, more than 10 meetings were held by the Environmental Protection Committee, the Environmental Protection Conference, and the leading group in charge of the ¡°three major battles¡±. The main leaders of the municipal party committee and the municipal government have made more than 30 instructions on environmental protection, and held regular seminars to conduct special researches and deployments on the rectification of environmental problems. All relevant departments have set up corresponding rectification leading bodies to establish a fixed contact system. By working together from the top to the bottom, we will unite a strong synergy to promote the construction of ecological and environmental protection and the rectification of environmental problems.

According to The Feedback on Inspection of Sichuan Province¡¯s Environmental Protectionissued by the Fifth Environmental Protection Inspection Group of the CPC Central Committee, and Sichuan¡¯s Rectification Plan for the Implementation of the Fifth Environmental Protection Inspection Group¡¯s Feedback on Inspection of Sichuan Province¡¯s Environmental Protection issued by the provincial party committee and the provincial government, Mianyang has taken active measures to resolve 5 major categories of 32 rectification tasks, implementing the management of ¡°list system + responsibility system + inspection system¡±, printing and implementing Mianyang¡¯s Rectification Plan for the Implementation of the Fifth Environmental Protection Inspection Group¡¯s Feedbackon Inspection of Sichuan Province¡¯s Environmental Protection, Mianyang¡¯s Rectification Plan for the Implementation of the Provincial Environmental Protection Inspector Group¡¯s Feedbackon Inspection of Sichuan Province¡¯s Environmental Protection, Mianyang¡¯s Rectification Plan Regarding the Special Inspection of the Conservative Areas, and other documents. By making these efforts, Mianyang has inspected the severe problems assigned by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart. The relevant departments have formulated sub-plans for rectification and implementation, and the city has established a linkage mechanism of ¡°work interaction, information exchange, co-work of plans, rectification through concerted efforts¡±.

The municipal party committee and the municipal government have also made solemn commitments. They will do their best to inspect environmental protection, seek truth from facts, and earnestly accept the inspection of environmental protection by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee, and work hard to resolve concrete problems. They will never allow fraudulence and lip service.They will make solid efforts to rectify environmental problems. When it comes to the environmental problems pointed out by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee, inspection and rectification should walk side by side, and we should strictly follow the accountability procedure.

Working hard to fully implement responsibility

Mianyang has insisted on rectification through inspection and taken the rectification of the problems reflected by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart as one of the key inspection contents for studying and propagating the spirit implicit in the speeches when general secretary Xi Jinping visited Sichuan province. The municipal leaders were divided into 13 inspection groups. The city has further established and improved the key inspection system and the unannounced inspection system, and conducted mobile and point-based inspections of the problems. At the same time, Mianyang will also implement the monthly dispatching system of the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart and regularly report the dispatching situation.

On the basis of this point, Mianyang has strengthened inspection of the performance of various departments at all levels, and worked hard to contend with long-standing and repeated cases. The inspection group has strengthened the inspection of petition cases and the punishment of dereliction of duties.

At the same time, Mianyang also issued The Notice on Continuously Doing a Good Job in Environmental Protection Inspection,The Notice on Doing a Good Job in the Rectification of Corporate Problems Reflected by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee, and other documents. Mianyang will take the inspection of environmental protection and the rectification of environmental problems as an opportunity, will strengthen the inspection and law enforcement of environmental protection, and crack down on environmental violations through night and unannounced investigations, snap checks, cross-checks, and joint checks. Mianyang will investigate and rectify the problems that have been discovered during the inspection, insist on¡°zero tolerance¡±, implement ¡°double investigations of a case¡±, and resolutely prevent perfunctory behaviors.

¡°We must take every case, investigate each violation and pursue satisfactory results.¡± This is Mianyang¡¯s attitude toward the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee. All localities and departments should raise their political stance, profoundly recognize the seriousness and complexity of the rectification work, actively claim responsibilities, took the initiative to fulfill responsibilities, actively rectify environmental problems, transmit pressures from the top to the bottom, and focus on the responsibilities of environmental protection subjects. By taking these measures, Mianyang aims to ensure thatthe petition cases handled by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee can be claimed, transferred, implemented, delivered feedback and rectified as soon as possible. Mianyang has also strengthened the punishment of dereliction of duties in the field of environmental protection. If there is any dereliction of duties or poor inspection involved in the inspection by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee and the provincial counterpart, Mianyang will quick start the accountability procedure and hold responsible persons and units accountable.

Inspection and rectification should walk side by side so as to promote the green development of Mianyang by protecting the green mountains and clean water

Mianyang should rectify the problems in the form of machine account and list management, refine rectification measures, specify rectification responsibilities and resolve problems one by one. At the same time, Mianyang has also opened an exposure station to give full play to media¡¯ role in exposure and warning, in a bid to resolve problems regarding environmental protection.

To win the battle of protecting the blue sky, Mianyang has earnestly implemented the ¡°10 principles to protect the atmosphere¡±, work hardon the five major projects of ¡°emission reduction, the reduction of coal consumption, the control of dust, vehicle and straw-burning¡±, and refine the 45 specific work measures. Mianyang will also strengthen the grid management of air pollution prevention, complete the elimination of 47 coal-fired boilers in the built-up areas and start using clean energy, and realize the zero-burning of coal-fired boilers in urban built-up areas. By taking these measures, Mianyang aims to achieve full coverage of flue gas denitration environmental protection facilities in the city¡¯s thermal power, cement, flat glass and other industries.

In terms of water pollution prevention and control, the city has earnestly implemented the ¡°10 principles to protect water¡±, focusing on the implementation of the relocation and rectification of drinking water sources in Xianhe Lake, the comprehensive rectification of Luban Reservoir, and the elimination of black and odorous water in Mulonghe City. Mianyang has fully implemented the system of one person on one-river (lake) and conducted centralized management of key polluted river basins such as Anchang River, Ganhezi and Kaijiang. Mianyang has carried out special law enforcement actions for the protection of drinking water sources in the Yangtze River Economic Belt. So far, 16 problems of drinking water sources in prefecture-level cities have been rectified. The special rectification of drinking water sources in county-level cities has been comprehensively carried out, and 16 problems discovered by self-examination have been rectified. It has also done a good job in the operation and management of centralized sewage treatment facilities in 11 industrial parks, and carried out special rectification of over-emissions by some key industries. Mianyang has accelerated the construction of township sewage treatment facilities and auxiliary pipe networks.

Mianyang has also earnestly implemented the ¡°10 principles to protect soil¡±. it has compiled and implemented Minyang¡¯s Work Plan for Soil Pollution Prevention and Control, and done a good job in soil environmental monitoring and early warning, classified control, treatment and restoration, strictly implemented the standardized management system for hazardous wastes, and actively raised the level of managing wastes in a standardized way. In terms of corporate rectification of ¡°disorder and pollution¡±, Mianyang has acted in accordance with the requirements of ¡°three batches¡± and ¡°two breaks and three clearances¡±. Up to now, 2,066 of the 2,715 enterprises have completed the rectification of ¡°disorder and pollution¡±, and 649 are working hard to achieve satisfactory results.

With concerted efforts of the whole city, the rectification work has achieved certain results, and a number of severe environmental problems have been fundamentally resolved. Some historically remained ¡°difficult¡± environmental problems have been properly disposed of, and the emphasis on environmental protection work and the inspection and control of environmental problems have been significantly enhanced. Mianyang will continue to take the rectification of the problems reflected by the environmental protection inspection group from the CPC Central Committee as an important opportunity and a strong driving force, have a high sense of political responsibility and a strong sense of mission, be responsible for the people and be aligned with the central government. Mianyang will also help citizens deepen their understanding of the new development concept, optimize industrial structure, adjust energy structure, improve urban structure, enhance production and change lifestyle, double efforts to protect and restore ecosystems, accelerate the reform of ecological civilization system, build up the ecological barrier in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. By taking these measures, Mianyang aims to effectively improve the quality of the city¡¯s environment and to speed up the construction of a beautiful model city.