On July 31st, Zhejiang Province environmental health risk management pilot launch conference and seminar were held in Yunhe County, during the conference, Yunhe county was officially listed as the national environmental health risk management pilot county. Leaders attended the conference, such as Pei Xiaofei, deputy director of the Environment and Economic Policy Research Center under the Ministry of Ecological Environment, Lu Chunzhong and Ye Shiyang, deputy director of the Provincial Environmental Protection Department, and personnel from the Ministry of Ecological Environment, Provincial Environmental Protection Department, Municipal and County Environmental Protection Bureaus and relevant county departments.
It is reported that this time Yunhe County has been listed as one of the first two pilot areas for environmental health risk management launched by the Ministry of Ecological Environment. At the same time, it is also the pilot county of environmental health risk management in Zhejiang Province, which shoulders the responsibility of attempting first, accumulating the experience, and taking the leading role nation-wide.
Ye Bojun, secretary of County Party Committee, said that Yunhe is a ‘county of mountains and rivers’, ‘A big city in A small county’, ‘The famous wooden toy city’, and ‘The provincial capital of the war against Japan’. Its comprehensive environmental quality is ranked 10th in the whole country and it is the first national ecological county in Lishui. During the In-depth promotion of the Yangtze River economic belt development forum, General Secretary Xi Jinping likes Lishui with 102 words, which firmly encourages Yunhe’s confidence to protect the green mountains, and to follow the path of green development. The first environmental health risk management pilot in Zhejiang Province has been launched in Yunhe, which is both an affirmation and a challenge for Yunhe. Yunhe will firmly shoulder the political responsibility and mission of protecting the clear water and the green mountains, and actively explore and improve the path of environmental health risk management. It will constantly improve the quality and efficiency of the ecological environment, speed up the construction of fairy clouds and ‘the Grand Garden’, and strive to contribute more Yunhe experience and Yunhe samples for the national environmental health risk management.
On how to better improve the implementation of the pilot county, next, Yunhe will make innovations in the working methods, promote the construction of a new situation of modernized development and the harmonious development between human and the nature with collective strength, unity and cooperation, and make efforts to protect the ecological environment.(Yunhe County Government Office)