Monday   December  11, 2017
News Coverage Team for Environmental Protection Visits Lu’an
Date:2017-07-04            source: en.luan.gov.cn

  Recently, a news coverage team headed by Mei Jin, chairman of the Urban-Rural Construction, Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of Anhui People's Congress, came to Lu’an to collect information about the prevention and control of environmental pollution caused by solid wastes.
  Xue Jianhong, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Lu’an Municipal People’s Congress and Deputy Mayor Sun Jun attended a symposium and accompanied the team in news covering.
  The theme of the “Centurial Trip for Jianghuai Environmental Protection” news coverage in 2017 is to “protect clear water, blue sky and build ecologically beautiful Anhui".
  The journalists from Anhui Branch of Xinhua News Agency, Digital Anhui of People's Daily, Anhui People's Broadcasting Station, and Rural Edition of Anhui Daily paid visits to Sanfeng Environment, Lu’an Municipal Centralized Disposal Center of Medical Waste, Shucheng County Hospital and Victory Precision Corporation. After investigation and information collection on models and achievements, they all spoke highly of Lu’an for its prevention and control against solid wastes pollution.
  It is learned that the solid wastes produced in the city were mainly general industrial solid waste, hazardous waste, household waste and construction waste.
  In 2016, the industrial solid waste generated in the city was over 9.6 million tons, among which 3.8 million-odd tons were comprehensively utilized and almost 5.8 million tons were properly disposed of, with the comprehensive utilization rate increasing year by year; the annual production of hazardous waste was about 16,000 tons and all of them were treated safely; the annual production of medical waste was about 2,000 tons and the disposal rate reached 80 percent; the urban household garbage production was about 537,600 tons and the disposal rate reached above 98 percent; and the construction waste produced in urban areas was more than 15.3 million cubic meters and all of them were harmlessly disposed.