Ministry of Environmental Protection: Heavy air pollution emergency in some areas lagging easily lead to misunderstanding
BEIJING, Dec. 13 , according to the ministry website message. Environmental Protection Department recently issued " monitoring and early warning information dissemination and submit the Notice on doing heavy air pollution" , the notification stated that in some areas the presence of air pollution warning information release and re- submit the initiative does not timely emergency measures lag, face do not respond to public concern , no sound issues , misleading or easy to make the public questioned the credibility of the environmental protection department to cause adverse effects. MEP urged all localities to strengthen the monitoring and early warning information release , re- establish air pollution monitoring and early warning information reporting system.
The circular pointed out recently affected by adverse weather conditions in parts of China air pollution . Air quality in most parts of the timely release warning information presented recommendations for health protection and travel different groups , start the appropriate emergency measures to reduce emissions , actively respond to heavy pollution weather process, achieve better results. But there exist serious air pollution warning information release and does not take the initiative to submit , not timely, emergency measures lag , in the face of public concern does not respond , no sound problems in some areas , easy to make public misunderstanding or questioned the credibility to cause adverse environmental protection department affected.
Notification requirements to strengthen the monitoring and early warning information dissemination. According to " let the people see , understand, understand it " requirement , the provinces ( autonomous regions and municipalities ) relying on local environmental protection departments should establish a mainstream press releases and new media publishing platform heavy air pollution warning information system to further enhance environmental attractive department website affinity. And guide the mainland city level and above the area of environmental protection departments to strengthen early warning information dissemination , and further enhance information dissemination authority , timeliness.
Notification requirements, re- establish air pollution monitoring and early warning information submitted to the system . Heavy air pollution monitoring and warning level and above subject is the city government , environmental protection departments at all levels should pay close attention to changes in air quality , heavy air pollution situation once appeared to timely submit the information to the local government , local governments whether to activate the emergency plan provide decision-making. After the plan started, the city level and above contingency plans for environmental protection departments every day you want to start time , the scope of major pollutants change, pollution levels, correlation analysis of the causes of pollution trends and key measures such as environmental protection departments at the provincial level , and copy monitoring Division Ministry reported until the emergency ends.
Notification requirements unified propaganda caliber and distribution channels. Environmental protection departments at all levels through radio, television , internet and newspapers and other media , as well as government microblogging, letters and other new media , held a press conference in a timely manner when necessary, re- release air pollution forecasting and early warning information presented for different groups of health protection and travel recommendations. If needed, the organizational aspects of the causes of air pollution experts do , trends and protective measures , such as interpretation , so that the people could understand , trust , take advantage of the interactive features of the new media, and jointly create a favorable public opinion environment .
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