A textile enterprise in Changzhou was fined 3 million for illegal use of highly polluting fuels.


On December 29, the Environmental Protection Department of Jiangsu Province announced the second batch of 26 typical environmental violations this year. Among them, a textile company in Changzhou was fined 3 million yuan for using highly polluting fuels in the no-burn zone and refused to stop using them after being ordered by the environmental protection department to make corrections. The fine was the highest among all the exposed cases.

According to reports, this is the second batch of typical environmental violations announced by the Jiangsu Provincial Environmental Protection Department after the first batch of 25 typical environmental violations were announced in July this year. The 26 typical environmental violations announced this time, the main violations are excessive discharge of waste water, excessive discharge of waste gas, and abnormal operation of pollution control facilities.

In 2017, Jiangsu took the "263" special action and environmental law enforcement training activities as an opportunity to vigorously promote the construction of a mobile law enforcement system, and organized and carried out industrial pollution source discharge standards, cross-checks in the Taihu Lake Basin, cross-checks in the chemical industry, and air pollution in autumn and winter. Special environmental protection actions such as cross-inspection of pollution prevention and control, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei "2 26" city supervision, and rectification of heavily polluting small enterprises. From January to November, a total of 13839 environmental violations were investigated and dealt with in the province, an increase of 51 percent over the same period last year, and the penalty amount was 0.886 billion yuan, an increase of 38 percent over the same period last year. The new environmental protection law and supporting measures were used to investigate and deal with 3362 cases of environmental violations, of which 101 were fined on a daily basis, 1541 were sealed up and detained, 1083 were restricted from production and production, 303 were transferred to administrative detention, and 334 were transferred to suspected pollution crimes. Work with the public security department to investigate 458 environmental pollution crimes and arrest 844 criminal suspects.