Zhongxin Finance, May 24th. The General Office of the State Council issued the "Notice on Printing and Distributing New Pollutant Control Action Plans" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice") on the 24th, proposing that by 2025, the completion of high-profile, high-yield (use) projects will be completed. Environmental risk screening of chemical substances, completion of a batch of environmental risk assessments of chemical substances; dynamic release of the list of key new pollutants under control; implementation of environmental risk management and control measures such as prohibition, restriction, and emission restriction for key new pollutants.

The legal system and management mechanism for environmental risk management of toxic and hazardous chemical substances have been gradually established and improved, and the ability to control new pollutants has been significantly enhanced.

  The "Notice" proposes to establish a new pollutant treatment led by the ecological environment department, with the participation of development and reform, science and technology, industry and informatization, finance, housing and urban-rural construction, agriculture and rural areas, commerce, health, customs, market supervision, drug supervision and other departments. Cross-departmental coordination mechanism to coordinate the promotion of new pollutant control work.

Strengthen joint investigations, joint law enforcement, and information sharing among departments, and strengthen the coordination of laws, regulations, systems, and standards.

In accordance with the principle of overall planning by the state, overall responsibility by the province, and implementation by cities and counties, improve the management mechanism for the treatment of new pollutants, and fully implement the territorial responsibility for the treatment of new pollutants.

Establish a new pollutant treatment expert committee to strengthen technical support for new pollutant treatment.

  The "Notice" requires investigation and monitoring to assess the environmental risk status of new pollutants. At the same time, some nodes are clarified: before the end of 2022, the first batch of environmental risk priority assessment plans for chemical substances will be issued; the first batch of key new pollutants list will be released in 2022 ; Before the end of 2025, initially establish an environmental survey and monitoring system for new pollutants; before the end of 2023, complete the first round of basic information surveys on chemical substances and the first batch of detailed information surveys on chemical substances that are prioritized for environmental risk assessment.

  The "Notice" proposes to strengthen the content control of key new pollutants in products.

For the key new pollutants subject to content control, the content control requirements shall be incorporated into the mandatory national standards for related products such as toys and school supplies, and the implementation shall be strictly supervised to reduce the environmental discharge of new pollutants caused by the consumption of products.

  The "Notice" also requires standardizing the management of the use of antibiotics.

Research the environmental hazard assessment system of antimicrobial drugs, and conduct environmental hazard assessment of antimicrobial drugs for new varieties in the registration process of veterinary antimicrobial drugs.

Strengthen the management of clinical application of antibiotics, and strictly implement the sales of prescription antibiotics by prescription in retail pharmacies.

Strengthen the supervision and management of veterinary antibacterial drugs, implement actions to reduce the use of veterinary antibacterial drugs, and promote the sale and use of veterinary antibacterial drugs with veterinary prescriptions.

  In addition, the "Notice" proposes to broaden the channels for capital investment.

Encourage social capital to enter the field of new pollutant treatment, and guide financial institutions to increase credit support for new pollutant treatment.

The treatment of new pollutants enjoys preferential tax policies according to regulations.

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