On 6 September 2019, the Ecology Environment Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality requested designated industries to apply Sewage Permit through the National Pollution Discharge Permits Administration Information Platform before deadlines. Highlights are as follows:
- industries required to submit applications by 15 September 2019: automobile manufacturing, batteries, boilers (general operations);
- industries required to submit applications by 20 September 2019: livestock and poultry farming, dairy manufacturing, furniture manufacturing, wood-based panel manufacturing, etc.; and
- industries required to submit applications by 20 October 2019: food manufacturing (except dairy products), alcohol and beverage manufacturing, footwear, inorganic chemistry, polyvinyl chloride, electronics, waste resource processing, environmental management, electroplating (general procedure), etc.
From 1 January 2020, the above-mentioned industries need to hold a Sewage Permit to discharge pollutants and maintain the equipment in accordance with the license requirements.
For details, please see:
“Notice of Ecology Environment Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality Launching 2019 National Sewage Permit Applications” (Chinese Version Only)