Responsibilities of organizations and individuals causing environmental pollution

Responsibilities of organizations and individuals causing environmental pollution

This is a requirement of Circular No. 25/2019/TT-BTNMT elaborating some articles of the Government’s Decree No. 40/2019/ND-CP dated May 13, 2019 on amendments to Decrees on Guidelines for the Law on Environmental protection and providing for management of environmental monitoring services.

Any organization or individual that is confirmed as the one that causes environmental contamination shall:

– Carry out detailed site investigation and assessment.

– Prepare an environmental decontamination, improvement and remediation plan and submit it to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment or provincial People’s Committee for consideration and supervision purpose.

– Decontaminate, improve and remediate according to the approved plan and report to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment or provincial People’s Committee.

Source: TVPL