The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has released Standards for Pollution Control of Hazardous Waste Landfills (GB 18598-2019).

The full text is as follows: 


Notice on the issue of Standards for Pollution Control of Hazardous Waste Landfill:

To carry out the Environmental Protection Law of the People's Republic of China, the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste, and the Law on the Prevention and Control of Soil Pollution, to prevent and control pollution, protect and improve ecological environment, and to regulate the environment management of the process of hazardous waste landfill, the Standards for Pollution Control of Hazardous Waste Landfill has been approved, and issued by the ecological environment and the national market supervision and administration of taxation jointly.

 

The standard title and number are as follows:

Standards for Pollution Control of Hazardous Waste Landfill (GB 18598-2019).

 

According to relevant laws, the standard has the effect of enforcement.

The standards shall come into effect on June 1, 2020. From the date of implementation, the Standards for Pollution Control of Hazardous Waste Landfill (GB18598-2001) shall be abolished simultaneously.

 

The standards are published by China Environment Publishing Group co., Ltd. They can be found on the website of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (www.mee.gov.cn).

 

Notice hereby.

(this announcement was countersigned by Tian Shihong of the State Administration for Market Regulation)


Department of Ecology and Environment

September 30, 2019

(this case is open to the public)


(source: Beijixing)