Taiyuan Coal-Burning Pollution Prevention Provisions

Original Language Title: 太原市燃煤污染防治规定

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(October 28, 2004 the 22nd Executive meeting of Taiyuan municipal on November 7, 2004, the 45th release of Taiyuan municipal since December 7, 2004) first in order to protect and improve the atmosphere, controlling coal-burning air pollution, promote the use of clean energy and clean, control and reduction of soot, sulfur dioxide emissions, in accordance with the People's Republic of China air pollution prevention law and other relevant provisions, based on actual city, these provisions are formulated. Scope of application of the provisions of article for built-up area in Taiyuan.
    In the areas controlled by the built-up area within the coal burning and coal-free zone.
    Coal fire control district: outer ring Expressway in Taiyuan in the built-up area and the jinci scenic spot, Taiyuan economic development zone.
    Coal-free zone by the City Department of environmental protection on urban environmental protection requirements, and submitted to the municipal people's Government for approval, and published in the media. Article III shall make an overall planning of urban construction, coal-fired heating areas, solving heat development and central heating.
    In centralized heat-supply network coverage area, no new coal heating boilers; in Central heat supply pipeline network covering areas of old coal-fired heating boilers, in accordance with the provisions of the municipal people's Government dismantle.
    Fourth article of the rules by the municipal environmental protection Administrative Department is responsible for organizing and unified supervision and management.
    Construction, city administration, technical supervision, coal and other administrative departments for industry and commerce in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to work together to fight coal burning pollution-related. Article fifth coal burning units and individuals within the control area operator, should be used within the time stipulated in the Municipal Government of clean fuels.
    Clean fuel is sulfur, coal briquette coal and clean coal and other fuels meet the environmental standards required. No coal-fired units and individual operators in the region, should be within the time stipulated in the municipal government, the use of clean energy.
    Clean energy refers to electricity, solar energy, coal gas, natural gas, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas and so on.
    Sixth in coal burning inside the zone, no unit or individual shall sell and use coal and do not comply with environmental requirements of coal, washing power coal and coal and other fuels.
    Coal-free zone, no units or individuals may sell the fuel and the use of clean energy-related requirements are not met.
    Article related to clean energy, clean fuels quality and environmental requirements by the quality and technology supervision Department and the Administrative Department of environmental protection in accordance with the People's Republic of China product quality law and national environmental technology and standards requirements.
    Article clean fuel production enterprises shall, in accordance with the relevant provisions and standards of production in compliance with the relevant quality and environmental requirements of the cleaner fuel.
    Article clean fuel production enterprises and the quality and technical supervision Department and the Administrative Department of environmental protection on the supervision of product quality and environmental requirements.
    Tenth article violates this provision in coal burning inside the zone are not using clean energy, by the Department of environmental protection a rectification, overdue correction of a fine of 500 Yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.
    Violation of these provisions, in the coal-free zone without the use of clean energy, by the Department of environmental protection a rectification, overdue correction of a fine of 500 Yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.
    11th clean fuel produced by the manufacturer's product quality does not conform to the quality and environment-related requirements, respectively, by the quality and technology supervision departments and the Administrative Department of environmental protection shall be investigated and prosecuted. 12th administrative law-enforcement departments and personnel should perform their duties according to law, not favoritism.
    Violation of these provisions, by their work units or by the authorities be given administrative punishments, to constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    13th refuses to accept the decision on administrative penalty, the parties concerned may apply for administrative reconsideration or bring an administrative lawsuit in accordance with law.
    14th Government in coal powder burning outside the control zone are encouraged to use cleaner and clean energy.
    15th article of the rules by the Taiyuan municipal legal Affairs Office is responsible for the interpretation.
                                                        16th article of the regulations come into effect on December 7, 2004.