Sichuan Jialing River thallium pollution incident 10 people were held criminally responsible


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  The circular pointed out, in 2017, the national environmental emergencies were 302 cases, decreased% compared with 2016。 Among them, major environmental emergencies caused by thallium sewage pollution incidents Guangyuan of Sichuan Jialing River in Ningqiang County of Hanzhong Zinc copper mine in Shaanxi Province。
  May 5, 2017, Guangyuan City, Sichuan Jialing by the Department of Environmental Protection found that the abnormal water quality section of Sichuan, Shaanxi, West Bay water quality of drinking water sources thallium concentrations exceeding times。
After the incident, Guangyuan City People's Government starts environmental emergencies Ⅱ-class emergency response, deployed to carry out emergency work to emergency monitoring, regulation and storage, reduce pollution, etc., and enable alternate water sources to protect water supply。
A work team to the scene to coordinate local guide for proper disposal。 Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces of collaboration, information exchange and establish joint enforcement mechanism to co-ordinate the response to conduct events。
  Through the joint efforts of Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces, at 21:06 on May 2017 May West Bay thallium concentration of water intakes water quality standards; 18:07 May Guangyuan restore normal water supply; 9, locking Hanzhong City Ning accident enterprises in Shaanxi Province County Hanzhong copper zinc industry Co., Ltd. (referred to as Chinese zinc-copper mine), take immediate measures to cut off sources of pollution; since 20:10 May each Jialing River water quality monitoring sites overall stability compliance。
  Incident investigation team investigation found that Chinese copper zinc illegal processing of multiple hearth furnace soot raw materials, illegal discharge of waste water is the direct cause of the major environmental emergencies。 Local government and relevant departments of the enterprise illegal construction, illegal production, illegal sewage bear perform its regulatory duties in place, such as regulatory oversight responsibility。
  According to the survey, the responsible units and personnel to be serious accountability。 On suspicion of crime, general manager of Hanzhong Zinc Industry Co., Ltd., the Chinese copper zinc legal representative, general manager of 10 people have been transferred to judicial organs be held criminally responsible。   Chinese copper zinc as zinc Hanzhong, Shaanxi Nonferrous Metals Holding Group Co., a limited liability company subsidiary。 (Finish)。

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