The second session of the 13th National People’s Congress opened at the great hall of the people at 9 a.m.Premier li keqiang delivers a report on the work of the government.
On environmental protection, li keqiang said: we will strengthen pollution control and ecological improvement and vigorously promote green development.Green development is the inevitable requirement of building a modern economic system and the fundamental solution to the problem of pollution.We should reform and improve relevant systems and work together to promote high-quality development and ecological and environmental protection.We will continue to prevent and control pollution.
We will consolidate and expand the achievements of the campaign to protect the blue sky. This year, we will cut sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by 3%, and continue to reduce the concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in key areas.We will continue to tackle air pollution in the beijing-tianjin-hebei region and surrounding areas, the Yangtze river delta and the fen-wei plain, and strengthen efforts to tackle three major sources of pollution: industrial pollution, coal-burning pollution and motor vehicle pollution.We will do a good job in cleaning and heating up the northern region to ensure that people stay warm through the winter.We will strengthen prevention and control of water and soil pollution, and reduce chemical oxygen demand and ammonia nitrogen emissions by 2 percent this year.We will accelerate the improvement of black and smelly water bodies and carry out comprehensive improvement of key river basins and coastal waters.We will strengthen the sorting and disposal of solid waste and urban garbage.As the main body of pollution prevention and control, enterprises must fulfill their environmental protection responsibilities according to law.We will reform and innovate the way we conduct environmental governance. We will not only regulate enterprises in accordance with the law and regulations, but also attach importance to reasonable demands, strengthen assistance and guidance.Enterprises have internal motivation and external pressure, pollution prevention and control can achieve greater results.We will expand the green environmental protection industry.
We will accelerate the transformation of the thermal power and iron and steel industries to achieve ultra-low emissions, and carry out the transformation of heavy polluting industries to meet emissions standards.We will promote the clean use of coal and accelerate efforts to reduce the consumption of wind, light and hydropower.We will increase efforts to develop urban sewage networks and treatment facilities.We will promote resource conservation and recycling, and promote green buildings.We will reform and improve environmental and economic policies, accelerate the development of green finance, develop a number of specialized key enterprises specializing in environmental protection, and enhance their capacity for green development.We will strengthen ecosystem protection and restoration.We will carry out pilot projects to protect and restore the ecology of lakes, lakes, and grasslands in mountains, rivers, forests, and forests.We will deepen reform of the national park system.Everyone has a responsibility to pursue green development.We must work together to ensure that the people enjoy a beautiful and livable environment.
Post time: Mar-06-2019