Notice of the General Office of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development to Further Strengthen Dust Control on Construction Sites and Roads


The General Office of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China issued on April 9, 2019

The Housing and Urban-Rural Development Departments of all provinces and autonomous regions, the Housing and Urban-Rural Development (Management) Committee, the Urban Management Committee, the Urban Administration Bureau, the Greening City Appearance Bureau, and the Housing and Urban-Rural Development Bureau of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps:

In order to thoroughly implement Xi Jinping's ecological civilization thoughts, in strict accordance with the "Opinions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council on Comprehensively Strengthening Ecological Environmental Protection and Resolutely Fighting Pollution Prevention and Control" and "Notice of the State Council on Printing and Distributing the Three-Year Action Plan for Winning the Blue Sky Defense War" (Guo Fa [2018] No. 22), further Strengthen the dust control work of housing municipal engineering construction sites and roads within the city, and the relevant matters are hereby notified as follows:

1. fully understand the importance of dust control on construction sites and roads

A good ecological environment is an inherent requirement for the sustainable development of the Chinese nation and a priority area for improving people's livelihood and well-being. Strengthening ecological and environmental protection, resolutely fighting the battle of pollution prevention and control, and winning the battle to defend the blue sky are major decisions and deployments of the party and the country. It is related to meeting the people's growing needs for a better life, building a well-off society in an all-round way, and high-quality economic development. And the construction of a beautiful China. Local departments in charge of housing and urban and rural construction at all levels and relevant departments should thoroughly implement Xi Jinping's thought of ecological civilization, perform their duties and responsibilities, and further strengthen the dust control work on construction sites and roads, so as to significantly reduce the number of days of heavy pollution, significantly improve the ambient air quality, and significantly enhance the people's blue sky happiness.

2. strictly implement the responsibility of dust control on construction sites

Local housing and urban and rural construction departments at all levels and relevant departments shall, in accordance with the provisions of the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law, strengthen supervision in accordance with laws and regulations, and strictly supervise construction units and construction units Implement the responsibility of dust control on construction sites.

(I) the responsibility of the construction unit. The construction unit shall include the cost of dust pollution prevention and control in the project cost, and specify the responsibility of the construction unit for dust pollution prevention and control in the construction contract. If the construction site cannot be started for the time being, the construction unit shall cover the bare ground; if it is more than three months, it shall be afforested, paved or covered.

(II) the responsibility of the construction unit. The construction unit shall formulate a specific implementation plan for the prevention and control of construction dust pollution, and publicize the information of dust pollution prevention and control measures, responsible persons, and dust supervision and management departments on the construction site. The construction unit shall take effective measures to prevent dust and reduce dust pollution during construction operations, and do a good job in the prevention and control of dust pollution.

(III) the responsibility of the regulatory authorities. According to the responsibilities determined by the local people's government, the local housing and urban-rural construction departments at all levels and relevant departments must strictly supervise construction dust, strengthen supervision and inspection of construction sites, and find violations of laws and regulations by construction units and construction units, and order corrections in accordance with regulations. Impose a fine; if it refuses to make corrections, it shall be ordered to stop work for rectification. According to the requirements of the emergency plan for heavy pollution weather of the local people's government, emergency measures shall be taken to stop the earth and stone work on the construction site and the demolition of buildings.

3. actively take measures to prevent dust on construction sites

Local housing and urban and rural construction authorities and relevant departments must strictly follow the "Building Construction Safety Inspection Standards" and "Construction Project Construction Site Environmental and Sanitation Standards" Provisions to strengthen inspections and spot checks on construction sites, and urge construction units and construction units to actively take effective dust prevention and reduction measures to improve the level of civilized construction and green construction.

(I) implement closed management on the construction site. The construction site of the main road sections within the city shall be equipped with closed fences with a height of not less than 2.5m, and the construction site of the general road sections shall be equipped with closed fences with a height of not less than 1.8m. The closed enclosure at the construction site shall be firm, stable, clean and beautiful.

(II) strengthen material management. The construction materials, components, materials and tools on the construction site shall be stacked according to the general layout. Ready-mixed concrete and ready-mixed mortar shall be used at the construction site within the specified area; closure, dust reduction and noise reduction measures shall be taken at the site where concrete or mortar is mixed on site; cement and other fine-grained building materials that are easy to fly shall be stored in a sealed manner or covered.

(III) focus on dust reduction operations. Dust prevention measures shall be taken during earthwork operation at construction site, and main roads shall be cleaned and watered regularly. When demolishing buildings or structures, noise reduction and dust reduction measures such as isolation and watering shall be adopted, and wastes shall be cleaned up in time. During milling, cutting and other operations, effective dust prevention measures shall be taken; ready-mixed lime soil and inorganic materials shall be used to enter the site, and water shall be sprinkled to reduce dust during rolling.

(IV) harden the pavement and wash the vehicle. The main road and material processing area of the construction site shall be hardened, the road shall be smooth, and the pavement shall be smooth and solid. The exposed site and piled earthwork shall be covered, solidified or afforested. Vehicle washing facilities shall be provided at the entrances and exits of the construction site, and the exiting vehicles shall be cleaned.

(V) removal of construction waste. The earthwork and construction waste shall be transported by closed transport vehicles or cover measures. The construction waste in the building shall be transported by utensils or pipes, and it is forbidden to throw it at will. Incineration of all kinds of waste is strictly prohibited at the construction site.

(VI) strengthen monitoring. Encourage the installation of online monitoring and video surveillance equipment at construction sites and networking with relevant local authorities. When the ambient air quality index reaches moderate or above pollution, the construction site should increase the frequency of sprinkling water, strengthen the coverage measures, and reduce the construction operations that are easy to cause air pollution.

4. Actively Promote Road Dust Control

Local departments in charge of housing and urban and rural construction (environmental sanitation) at all levels should strengthen urban road dust control and take effective dust reduction and dust prevention measures to reduce road dust.

(I) implement mechanized operations. Carry out the mechanized operation mode of urban road cleaning and cleaning, and promote the steady increase of the mechanized road cleaning rate. By the end of 2020, the mechanized road cleaning rate in built-up areas of prefecture-level and above cities will reach more than 70%, and that in county towns will reach more than 60%. Key areas such as Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and surrounding areas, the Yangtze River Delta, and the Fenwei Plain will be significantly improved.

(II) optimize the cleaning process. Reasonably equipped with man-machine operation ratio, standardized cleaning operation procedures, comprehensive use of flushing, brushing, suction, sweeping and other means to improve the quality and efficiency of urban road cleaning, effective control of road dust pollution.

(III) speed up sanitation vehicle updates. Promote the use of new energy or clean energy vehicles for new and updated sanitation vehicles in urban built-up areas, with the proportion of use in key areas reaching 80%. Conditional areas can use new dust removal sanitation vehicles.

(IV) strengthen daily operation management. Conduct regular training on specific operation and safety awareness for road cleaning operators. Strengthen the supervision and management of urban road cleaning and cleaning, and comprehensively use information technology and other means to ensure the quality of urban road cleaning and cleaning.

5. effectively strengthen safeguard measures

Local housing and urban-rural construction authorities and relevant departments at all levels should improve their political positions, attach great importance to dust control on construction sites and roads, systematically plan and make overall arrangements, improve safeguard measures, enhance integrity and synergy, and effectively enhance the ability to control dust pollution on construction sites and roads.

(I) strengthen organizational leadership. Establish a responsibility system for dust control on construction sites and roads, formulate annual work plans and measures, refine the division of tasks, carefully organize implementation, and layer responsibilities to ensure that all tasks are completed in an orderly manner. Strict assessment and accountability, accountability of units and cadres with ineffective work, false responsibilities, and outstanding problems in accordance with regulations, and praise and reward advanced models that have emerged in the work.

(II) strengthen supervision and law enforcement. Rely on the rule of law to strengthen the construction site dust control work, enhance the construction unit and construction unit ecological environment protection awareness of the rule of law. Violations of the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law shall be severely punished in accordance with the law. Establish a construction site management list, and incorporate the bad information that the dust management work is not in place into the construction market credit management system. If the circumstances are serious, it will be included in the "blacklist" of the main body of the construction market ".

(III) strengthen scientific and technological support. Closely focus on the needs of dust control on construction sites, take goals and problems as the guidance, gather scientific research resources, organize excellent scientific research teams, carry out key projects in science and technology, and strengthen the application of scientific and technological achievements. Strengthen the main responsibility of dust control on construction sites, and promote the cultivation and development of scientific and technological innovation capabilities of enterprises. Strengthen research on green construction, actively promote new construction methods, and accelerate the development of assembly buildings.

(IV) to strengthen publicity and education. Actively carry out various forms of industry publicity and education to enhance the industry's awareness of ecological and environmental protection. Popularize knowledge of dust control on construction sites and roads, and incorporate relevant regulations into the education and training of employees. Give full play to the guiding role of the media and the role of public supervision, create an atmosphere of public opinion, and build social consensus. Actively publicize laws and regulations, policy documents, work trends, experience and practices, and respond to hot and difficult issues of concern to the masses in a timely manner.

General Office of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China

April 9, 2019