The Environmental Risk Assessment and Control Regulations for Chemical Substances are Open for Public Comment. CBCGDF Invites Experts and Nonprofit Organizations to Jointly Make Comments
2019/1/31 17:33:00 本站

On January 29th, CBCGDF organized a seminar on “Regulations on Environmental Risk Assessment and Control of Chemical Substances (Draft for Comment)” (hereinafter referred to as “Regulations”). The participating experts and representatives of nonprofit organizations focused on risk assessment of toxic and hazardous chemicals, registration management of new chemical substances, government and business-related responsibilities, and other aspects of the content, carried out lively discussion.


The relevant heads and experts who participated in this discussion came from the Environmental Engineering Evaluation Center of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, China National Environmental Monitoring Centre, Renmin University of China, Tianjin University Law School, Peking University School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine, and representatives of social organizations such as IPE and China Zero Waste Alliance in Shenzhen, as well as representatives of the media. Ma Yong, the deputy secretary-general of CBCGDF, presided over the meeting.


At the meeting, the experts gave positive affirmation to the introduction of the draft of the Regulation, saying that this is a positive measure to further strengthen the source of governance from China, and put forward their own views and recommendations on the name of the regulations and the various aspects of the regulations. Next, CBCGDF will organize and publish the speeches of experts and representatives.


At the end of the meeting, Ma Yong summarized the discussion and proposed CBCGDF's recommendations on five aspects of the regulation based on the recommendations of social organizations, technical experts and legal experts. The follow-up work includes: CBCGDF will summarize the suggestions of experts and representatives, and form a final opinion submitted to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment for the early introduction of the “Regulations on Environmental Risk Assessment and Control of Chemical Substances” and promote the strengthening of laws and regulations from the source, to solve related environmental issues effectively.




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By / Niu Jingmei