Hebei was included in the National Demonstration Province for Contiguous Improvement of the Rural Environment, with an investment of 1.6 billion yuan to focus on solving outstanding problems
China Environment News reporter Xu Junhua Zhou Yingjiu reported from Shijiazhuang
The reporter recently learned from the Environmental Protection Department of Hebei Province that this year, Hebei Province has been included in the national demonstration province for continuous improvement of the rural environment. The central government will support Hebei Province with a special fund of 800 million yuan for rural environmental protection. As a complete set, the investment in continuous improvement of rural environment in Hebei Province will reach 1.6 billion yuan. The demonstration period is from 2012 to 2014.
The goal of implementing contiguous improvement of the rural environment is to continue to deepen the improvement of the rural environment through continuous improvement, key tackling and demonstration guidance, and to promote centralized solutions and governance in demonstration areas that affect people's lives and health. prominent problems of health. After several years of hard work, the outstanding environmental problems of the villages within the scope of governance have been resolved, and the village environment has been improved as a whole. The key contents of environmental remediation mainly involve drinking water, domestic waste, and pollution from aquaculture.
Since 2009, Hebei Province has implemented a three-year action plan for comprehensive environmental improvement of "Hundreds of Townships and Thousands of Villages", focusing on 1,000 key villages in environmentally sensitive and key areas to carry out pilot construction of comprehensive environmental improvement. Over the past few years, the central finance and provincial finance have allocated more than 200 million yuan of funds for "promoting governance with incentives", which directly rewarded more than 200 villages for environmental improvement.
At present, Hebei Province has built 30 pilot counties (cities) for national-level ecological demonstration zones, 26 national-level townships with beautiful environment and ecological towns, 12 national-level ecological villages, and 91 provincial-level towns and towns with beautiful environment. The province's 172 counties (cities, districts) have built 185 sewage treatment plants and 131 garbage treatment plants. The sewage and garbage treatment rates at or above the county level in the province have reached 75% and 65% respectively. Collection, township (town) operation, city (county, district) garbage disposal” model has been promoted.