Hebei strengthens the risk of preventing oil spills and hazardous chemicals leakage at sea
The Office of the Leading Group for Water Pollution Prevention and Control of Hebei Province recently announced the “Three-Year Action Plan for Bishui Defence in Hebei Province (2018~2020)”, which calls for prevention of risk of oil spills and hazardous chemicals leakage at sea. According to the plan, the province will regularly carry out special law enforcement inspections of key risk sources, strengthen environmental monitoring of maritime oil spills and hazardous chemical spills on coastal waters, and improve emergency response and command mechanisms. Before the end of 2019, the risk assessment of offshore oil spills and oil spills in the Bohai Sea will be completed. By the end of 2020, a joint emergency response mechanism for maritime oil spills and hazardous chemicals leakage and marine environment will be established, and the statistics of oil spill emergency materials (such as oil absorbent pads, oil absorbent booms, oil booms, chemical absorbent pads,etc.) will be built, monitoring, calling and hazardous chemicals leakage comprehensive information platform.