The Hanoitimes - The Hanoi People’s Committee has recently released the Plan No. 160/KH-UBND on implementing the Resolution No. 11-NQ/TU of the Hanoi Party Committee on “Strengthening the environmental protection in the capital city by 2020 and following years”.
According to the plan, the capital city will focus on carrying out a list of key missions, including:
Setting up and completing mechanisms, policies on natural resource management and environmental protection; boosting the state management ability in considering reports on evaluating environment effects and detailed projects on environmental protection; enhancing inspection and handling of violation cases of environmental protection and natural resource management; protecting and sustainably using water resource; treating environmental pollution and controlling sources of waste water discharged into water resource; managing and treating solid and hazardous wastes; exploiting minerals and rehabilitating environment in polluted areas; preventing and minimizing arising sources as well as controlling sources of pollutant emissions; promoting the monitoring work, supervision and control of waste sources causing environmental pollution; treating environmental pollutions in craft villages and rural areas; preserving nature and biodiversity; strengthening the response to climate change so as to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Strengthening the popularization to raise the awareness of all levels, sectors and local people on protecting environment and natural resources; developing and enhancing the application of high technology for environmental protection; mobilizing investment capital sources and boosting the socialization of environmental protection; enhancing international cooperation in protecting environment.
Specifying missions and solutions to implement the Resolution No. 11-NQ/TU of the Hanoi Party Committee on “Strengthening environmental protection in the capital city by 2020 and following years” so as to concentrate on preventing, reducing and overcoming environmental pollution; reducing pollution sources; improving and rehabilitating polluted areas; building technical infrastructure of environment; promoting the preservation of biodiversity; seasonably using natural resources; completing the system of mechanisms and policies; enhancing the management and popularization to improve the community’s awareness of environmental protection as well as respond to climate change; improving people’s living standards toward the Capital’s sustainable development so as to fulfill goals and targets outlined at the Resolution 11.
Clearly identifying contents, assigning specific responsibility and cooperative mechanisms among the city’s departments, sectors and agencies in carrying out the resolution; mobilizing the synchronous participation of political systems at all levels and local people in protecting environment; promoting the socialization to mobilize maximum domestic and international investment resources to implement environmental protection activities.