Recently, the Environmental Protection Department of Hebei Province notified the investigation and handling of 21 typical environmental violation cases, including the case of concealed pipe stealing from the Liansheng Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Tannery Tannery District of Xinji City. There were 4 cases of illegal disposal of hazardous waste, 4 cases of abnormal operation of pollution prevention facilities and excessive discharge, 2 cases of unlicensed discharge, construction before approval, and illegal production, and 6 cases of banning of small enterprises.
1 Privately set up hidden pipes, seepage pit seepage well discharge category (5 cases)
1. (Xinji City) Private concealed pipes were secretly discharged, and the sewage treatment plant was completely shut down
Basic facts: In June this year, the Provincial Environmental Protection Department and Xinji City Environmental Protection Bureau conducted an on-site inspection of the Liansheng Wastewater Treatment Plant in Xinji City, the tannery area of the trial production camp, and found that the plant was suspected of setting up a concealed pipe.
Investigation and handling: Xinji City Environmental Protection Bureau filed a case for the suspected illegal act of setting up secret control of the factory and imposed a fine of 100,000 yuan (already in place), and submitted a request for suspension of production to the municipal government for rectification. The Xinji City Public Security Bureau filed an investigation on the person in charge of the enterprise, and the Xinji City Government held accountability to the person in charge of the grid. At present, the plant has completely stopped production, and the hidden pipe is being removed and rectification implemented in accordance with the requirements of the environmental assessment.
2. (Xinhe County) Exceeding the standard wastewater seepage pit was secretly discharged, and the electroplating plant was completely demolished
Basic case: In March this year, the Xinhe County Environmental Protection Bureau and the Xinhe County Public Security Bureau jointly inspected and discovered that Xing Xuening Electroplating Factory (belonging to the "fifteen small" banned by the state) privately constructed electroplating equipment for production, and the production wastewater was untreated Drain directly into the earth house in the factory area and seep naturally. After monitoring by Xinhe County Environmental Monitoring Station, the concentration of pollutants in the wastewater exceeded the standard.
Investigation: Xinhe County Chengguan Town Government completely demolished the electroplating plant in accordance with the law. Xinhe County Public Security Bureau imposed administrative detention on Xing Xuening, the person involved in the case.
3. (Xinji City) Clandestine management evacuated and the head of the company was detained
Basic case: On May 18, the Xinji City Environmental Protection Bureau received reports from the public that about 200 meters west of the south end of Gongye Road in the city, there were traces of sewage being discharged in the canal on the south side of the Hengjing Line. After investigation, the hidden pipe was set up privately by Zhenwang Tannery in Xinji City, Tannery Industrial Zone, and the act was an illegal sewage discharge.
Investigation: Xinji City Environmental Protection Bureau ordered the company to stop environmental violations, and the person in charge of the illegal pollutant discharge company has been detained by Xinji City Public Security Bureau.
4. (Jingxian) Production waste liquid seepage well was secretly discharged, and the enterprise was filed and punished
Basic case: On May 25, the Jingxian Environmental Protection Bureau and relevant departments inspected the Youmei Jahwa Washing Products Factory on site and found that the production workshop wastewater of the factory was directly discharged into the seepage well in the factory area without treatment.
Investigation and punishment: The factory was ordered to immediately stop production, dismantle equipment, remove production materials, and restore the landform; the company filed a case for punishment, and the public security agency has detained its legal representative.
5. (Changli) "Small electroplating" seepage pit was discharged, and 5 persons directly responsible were arrested
Basic case: Changli County Jinhuayuan Wire Co., Ltd., without approval, built a "small electroplating" which is banned by the state. The cleaning solution in the galvanizing process was directly discharged into the pit on the north side of the galvanizing workshop without any treatment.
Investigation and handling: The company’s main production equipment was sealed, and the public security department administratively detained the five directly responsible persons involved in the case and filed an administrative lawsuit.
2 Illegal disposal of hazardous waste (4 cases)
6. (Anping County) Hutuohe dumping waste liquid, the Ministry of Public Security listed for supervision
Basic facts: In the early morning of March 26, the masses reported that a tanker in the south of Lihe Village, Dahezhuang Township, Anping County was dumping unknown liquid into Hutuo River. After investigation, this is an organized criminal group, and it is estimated that 8,000 tons of waste liquid have been discharged into the Hutuo River.
Investigation and handling: After filing and investigation, 3 suspects have been arrested and 2 tankers involved have been detained. The case has been listed for supervision by the Ministry of Public Security and the Provincial Public Security Department.
7. (Shenze County) Illegal dumping of hazardous waste caused a coma
Basic case: On March 29, the on-site inspection by the Environmental Protection Bureau of Shenze County and the Public Security Bureau found that Wang Zhuanghu and others in Shenze County were pulling waste acid from the pickling plant in Shengfang Town, Bazhou City, Langfang through middlemen such as Liu Xulei of Jinzhou City. Dumped into Hutuo River; Leiting and others in Shenze County illegally bought and sold hazardous waste from Pang Village, Jinzhou City, and dumped them into the sewage pipe network of Shenze County, causing a coma.
Investigation and handling: After filing and investigation, 3 suspects have been arrested, two self-made tankers have been seized, and more than 40 tons of waste acid have been seized. At present, three criminal suspects have been arrested and the judicial department is continuing to investigate.
8. (Hengshui Development Zone) The company was fined 120,000 yuan for its irregular disposal of hazardous waste
Basic case: On May 28, the Hengshui Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau Development Zone Bureau investigated Henglin Biotechnology Co., Ltd. and found that the company’s hazardous waste storage rooms, storage containers, etc. did not have hazardous waste identification signs; unauthorized storage of hazardous waste; Report the accurate quantity and transfer of hazardous waste to the environmental protection department in accordance with regulations.
Investigation and punishment: The company was issued a decision to correct the illegal conduct and imposed a fine of 120,000 yuan. The case has been transferred to the Public Security Branch of the Development Zone, and relevant personnel have been controlled. At present, the hazardous wastes illegally stored by the enterprise have been handed over to a qualified unit for disposal according to law.
9. (Linxi County) Poisonous and harmful wastewater was dumped and the suspect was arrested
Basic case: In February this year, Liu, a native of Guanxian County, Shandong Province, transported 18 tons of production wastewater to Nanxiaohe, Xiaotun Village, Hexi Town, Linxi County for illegal dumping. The residual water samples were monitored by the Linxi County Environmental Monitoring Station. The total zinc concentration was 1043mg/L and the total chromium content was 24.4mg/L, which seriously exceeded the standard. It was determined to be toxic and hazardous waste water containing heavy metals and suspected of environmental crime.
Investigation: Linxi County Public Security Bureau has captured Liu, and Linxi County Procuratorate has filed a public prosecution.
3 Pollution prevention facilities are not operating normally, and pollutants are discharged beyond the standard (4 cases)
10. (Haigang District of Qin City) Sewage exceeded the discharge standard, and the company was fined daily
Basic facts: In February and March 2016, during the random inspections organized by the Provincial Environmental Protection Department, the wastewater discharged by the National China (Qinhuangdao) Sewage Treatment Co., Ltd. exceeded the national standards for many times.
Investigation and handling: The factory was issued a decision to correct the illegal conduct. The company must immediately stop the discharge of water pollutants in excess of the standard, and impose penalties on the company in accordance with the new environmental protection law and the corresponding continuous penalties of the environmental protection department.
11. (Anci District, Langfang City) The company was fined 2.2 million yuan for excessive discharge of sewage
Basic case: In May and June 2016, the sewage discharged by Langfang Kaifa New Spring Water Co., Ltd. exceeded the national water pollutant discharge standards for many times.
Investigation and punishment: The company was issued a decision to order correction of illegal activities and was fined 2.2 million yuan. In response to its illegal discharge of pollutants during the review by the environmental protection department, the Langfang Environmental Protection Bureau has initiated a daily continuous punishment procedure.
12. (Nangong City) Unlicensed pollutant discharge, business suspension
Basic case: Since 2016, the Nangong Environmental Protection Bureau has conducted multiple on-site inspections of Longteng Coal Chemical Co., Ltd. and found that the company discharges pollution without a license, the coking exhaust gas from the top of the No. 2 coke oven is discharged unorganized, and the exhaust gas from the coke oven chimney exceeds the standard.
Investigation and handling: At present, the company is implementing suspension of production.
13. (Hejian City) Long-term over-discharge of boilers, start the second consecutive punishment on a daily basis
Basic case: In January this year, law enforcement officers of the Environmental Protection Bureau of Hejian City found during a routine inspection that the boiler flue gas of Zhenghe Heating Power Co., Ltd. was black and was suspected of exceeding emission standards.
Investigation and punishment: Hejian City Environmental Protection Bureau ordered the company to immediately stop excessive emissions and imposed a fine of 100,000 yuan. In response to the problem of long-term excessive emissions, the company imposed continuous daily penalties, totaling 600,000 yuan, and initiated the second continuous daily penalties procedure. The company renovated the two desulfurization towers. On January 31, the Hejian City Environmental Protection Bureau re-examined the company again, and the company's boiler emission concentration reached the standard.
4 Unlicensed sewage discharge, construction before approval, illegal production (2 cases)
14. (Zhuolu County) The company was administratively punished for the first construction without approval
Basic case: The Zhuolu County Environmental Protection Bureau conducted an on-site inspection of the Huyu Gold Mine (the actual operating unit of Zhuolu County Jindi Mineral Products Trading Co., Ltd.) and found that the company had started construction without the approval of the environmental impact assessment. The waste rock was not classified and stored as required, and no harmless disposal measures were taken, and the waste gravel was dumped without authorization.
Investigation: Zhuolu County Environmental Protection Bureau imposed a total fine of 210,000 yuan on the company involved in the case.
15. (Qingyuan District, Baoding) Failure to submit an environmental impact assessment, the company suspended construction fines
Basic facts: On March 28, the Environmental Protection Bureau of Qingyuan District, Baoding City found that Hebei Jingbao New Metal Co., Ltd. had not submitted an environmental assessment document for construction projects in accordance with the law, and had built an aluminum-based intermediate alloy production project without authorization.
Investigation: The Environmental Protection Bureau of Qingyuan District, Baoding City, according to law, ordered the company to immediately stop construction and imposed a fine of 120,000 yuan.
5 Banned and closed down local small businesses (6 cases)
16. (Lulong County) Illegal pollutant discharge at the processing site, the mayor in charge was told to talk
Basic case: Illegal sewage discharge from the illegal plastic pellet processing site in Wangbaiyinghu Village, Mujing Town, Lulong County. The factory has no legal procedures and is a "fifteen small" illegal enterprise prohibited by the state.
Investigation: At present, the pellet factory has been dismantled and banned. At the same time, Lulong County gave an administrative warning to the environmental protection station head of Mujing Town and spoke to the mayor in charge of Mujing Town.
17. (Dachang) Investigate and deal with the illegal sewage discharge of the powder stone yard, and the informants are severely held accountable
Basic case: In February, an on-site investigation by the Provincial Environmental Protection Department and the Langfang Environmental Protection Bureau found that Fan Yuhua Powder Stone Field, Liu Baowang Powder Stone Field and Song Zhigang Powder Stone Field had not gone through relevant procedures such as business license and environmental protection approval and were illegal enterprises.
Investigation and handling: The Provincial Environmental Protection Department instructed Dachang County Party Committee, County Government to organize relevant departments and township governments to carry out joint rectification actions, cut off water, power, and dismantle the three powder stone fields, and at the same time inform the environmental supervision team of Dachang County to polluting companies The personnel are seriously accountable.
18. (Cixian) Illegal white ash kilns pollute the environment and all are banned
Basic case: The seven white ash kilns in Cixian County have no environmental approval procedures, no pollution control facilities, and are banned by the state as "fifteen small" illegal enterprises, which seriously pollute the environment and the masses have strongly responded.
Investigation and handling: Cixian organized an investigation of all illegal white ash kilns in use and out of service in the county, and completely demolished them. As of March 19, Ci County had banned all 103 illegal white ash kilns, and at the same time, held accountability for those responsible for grid management.
19. (Sanhe City) Illegal and illegal mining of stone materials factories will be banned
Basic case: On January 12, the Provincial Environmental Protection Department, together with the Langfang Environmental Protection Bureau and the Public Security Bureau, found that individual criminals in the eastern mountainous area of Sanhe City were driven by interests to steal mineral resources and seriously pollute the environment.
Investigation and handling: On January 12, Sanhe City banned all illegal stone factories found in Pai. On February 1, the Sanhe City Government formulated the "Special Work Plan on Environmental Governance, Ecological Restoration and Reuse of Eastern Mines" and carried out ecological restoration work in accordance with the requirements of the plan.
20. (Huai'an County) Dust pollution, the stone plant stopped production
Basic case: In February, an on-site inspection by the Huaian County Environmental Protection Bureau and the Land and Resources Bureau of the County found that the Hujiatun Stone Mine in Zuowei Town has gone through environmental approval procedures and is in a state of suspension; Jinghai Stone Factory and Jinghui Aragonite Stone Factory have no approval procedures. It is in a state of suspension, and dust prevention measures have not been taken for the remaining stones and tailings.
Investigation: Huai'an County Environmental Protection Bureau imposed a fine of 80,000 yuan on 3 companies, ordered Hujiatun Stone Mine to strictly implement the requirements of environmental assessment dust prevention measures, and no production can be started without rectification, and Jinghai Stone Material Factory and Jinghui Aragonite Stone Factory were ordered to stop production , Cannot start production without obtaining the approval procedures for environmental assessment.
21. (Wei County, Daming County) "Fifteen Small" illegal enterprises are completely banned
Basic case: Handan Environmental Protection Bureau, together with Wei County Environmental Protection Bureau and Daming County Environmental Protection Bureau, inspected a number of small chemical enterprises in Wei County and Daming County, and discovered 5 enterprises that illegally produced carbon disulfide, which belonged to the "fifteen small" illegal production enterprises.
Investigation and punishment: At present, the above-mentioned illegal enterprises have been banned in accordance with the standard of "disruption and sanitation".
Original title: Excessive emissions, illegal production 21 cases of environmental violations exposed in Hebei