Study on Public Participation and Risk Communication Regimes in China Related to Chemical Industrial Accident Prevention and Preparedness

Public_Participation_China This report, performed with the support of UNEP/DTIE by Law School of Renmin University of China, focuses on risk information and public participation mechanisms in relation to industrial accident prevention and preparedness in China's chemical industry.

The present study aims to capture progress and challenges to public participation in environmental protection law and policy in China, focusing on chemical pollution incidents and accidents as exemplary case studies.

Following a broad overview of environmental legislation and policy in China public participation in environmental protection in China’s environmental protection law and policy and the laws, rules and regulations governing pollution incidents in China’s chemical industry, the study examines the extent, nature and challenges faced in public participation of several chemical pollution cases in China, offering a summary of important overall challenges facing China in this area and offering policy recommendations for moving forward.

Key themes covered under the report include the following:
  • Public participation in environmental protection in China focusing on industrial risk reduction and prevention, preparedness and response to industrial accidents;
  • Laws and policies in China related to public participation in environmental protection, and public participation in environmental citizen litigation;
  • Policies, regulations and standards regarding exchange and disclosure of information on industrial/chemical risks in China;
  • Responsibilities of government institutions and enterprises with respect to risk information exchange and industrial accident information disclosure in China;
  • Industrial accidents in China which resulted in community impacts and subsequent public action;
  • Relevant public civil litigation and criminal litigation cases related to environmental damages and community impacts caused by industrial accidents and accidental releases of pollutants/hazardous chemicals by industrial facilities in China; and
  • Relevant civil litigation actions related to industrial accidents in China and trends in the improvement of public disclosure and open provision of information to interested communities in China on issues related to industrial risks and chemical accident prevention and preparedness, including disclosure of risk information and emergency plans by Chinese enterprises

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