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Plan To Implement The Stockholm Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Up To 2025, With Vision To 2030 In Lam Dong Province 

I. OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS:

            1. Objectives:

            a) General objectives:

            To manage and control pollutants, the reduction of emissions, treatment and removal of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Lam Dong Province, which Viet Nam committed to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, contributing to health protection, environmental protection, sustainable development, and international integration.

            b) Specific objectives:

            - To strengthen communication, dissemination, and raising the awareness of sectors, levels, and people about the harmful effects of POPs on health and the environment, and to take measures to manage and limit the use of POPs, to replace, remove, treat, and dispose of POPs.

- To control pesticides and insecticides (POP-BVTV) which have been banned from use, and to safely manage POP-BVTV chemicals in accordance with the Stockholm Convention.

- To safely manage materials and equipment with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB); to discontinue the use of equipment with a PCB concentration of 50 mg/kg or more by 2025.

- To control and restrict the use and management of industrial POPs (POP-CN).

- To continually reduce emissions of unintentional POPs (UPOP) from production, business, and daily life activities; to managing the risks, caused by UPOPs, to the environment and those affecting people's health.

- To identify, treat, rehabilitate, and restore the habitats in contaminated areas with POP residuals.

2. Requirements:

a) People's Committees at all levels, relevant agencies, and communities in the province increase their interest, identify the importantance of and how POPs affect the environment and human health, and then, implement the activities specifically, practically, and in line with the actual situation in their locality.

b) Strengthening coordination among relevant departments and sectors, the Fatherland Front Committees at all levels, administrations at all levels, socio-political organizations, and the media in propagating and regularly, continually, and suitably disseminating information to organizations and individuals in order to contribute to raising awareness and a sense of responsibility in production and business activities in sectors which POPs are used.

c) Mobilizing resources; Departments, branches, localities, organizations, households, and individuals manage, use, collect, transport, and treat POP products in a timely manner and in accordance with regulations.

II. MISSIONS:

1. Safety management and pollution control of POP-BVTV chemicals (Annex A, Part I, Stockholm Convention):

a) To control the import, trading, use, storage, and transportation of POP-BVTV chemicals according to current regulations and the requirements of the Stockholm Convention.

b) Emission control and safety management of POP- BVTV chemicals.

c) To control pollution and implement the collection, transportation, and handling of POP-BVTV expired packaging and chemicals, and POP-BVTV waste products and chemicals.

d) To strengthen inspection and supervision of the management, use, storage, and sale of POP-BVTV chemicals.

2. Safety management and contamination control of PCB (Annex A, Part II, Stockholm Convention):

a) To strictly control the use of materials, equipment, scraps, and waste containing PCB in Lam Dong.

b) To control and safely manage the use, trading, storage, transportation, and disposal of PCB-containing materials, equipment, and waste; to eliminate the use of equipment containing PCBs > 50mg/kg by 2025; to fully handle materials equipment, and wastes containing PCBs > 50mg/kg by 2028.

c) To promote the research, evaluation, transfer, and application of technology handling materials, equipment, waste containing PCBs; to organize the effective and efficient storage and handling of materials, equipment, and waste containing PCBs by 2028.

3. Safety management and pollution control of hexabromodiphenyl ether, heptabromodiphenyl ether, tetrabromodiphenyl ether, pentabromodiphenyl ether, and decabromodiphenyl ether chemicals (referred to as the POP-BDE group) (Annex A, Part IV, V, Stockholm Convention):

a) To control the import and export of POP-BDE materials and products, focusing on electric and electronic products, fire-proof materials, means of transport, and household utilities.

b) To evaluate the production and trading of POP-BDE materials and products.

c) To apply the best available techniques and best environmental practices in the classification, collection, transportation, recycling, and safe disposal of POP-BDE materials and waste; to control the recycling and safe handling of POP-BDE chemicals and ensure that POP-BDE is not recycled for reuse.

4. Safety management and pollution control of substances under the perfluorooctanesulfonic, their salts, and perfluorooctanesulfonyl fluoride groups (referred to as the PFOS and PFOSF groups) (Annex B, Part III, Stockholm Convention):

a) To strictly control the import and export of materials, products and equipment containing PFOS and PFOSF.

b) To promote the replacement of PFOS and PFOSF in production and business activities; to restrict and remove PFOS and PFOSF in insecticidal products and chemicals.

5. Safety management and pollution control of chemical substances in the groups of hexabromobiphenyl; hexabromocyclododecane; hexachlorobutadiene; pentachlorophenol, their salts and esters; polychlorinated naphthalene; short-chain chlorinated paraffins (Annex A, Stockholm Convention):

a) To control the import and export of materials, products, and equipment containing chemicals in the HBCD, HCBD, PCP, PCN, DBDE, and SCCP groups.

b) To safely mange and reduce the use of HBCD, HCBD, PCP, PCN, DBDE, and SCCP chemicals in production and business; to apply the best available techniques and best environmental practices in the classification, collection, transportation, recycling, and safe handling of materials and waste containing HBCD, HCBD, PCP, PCN, DBDE, and SCCP.

6. Controlling and reducing the emissions of UPOP from socio-economic activities (Annex C, Stockholm Convention):

a) To study and assess the level of UPOP emission and relevant hazardous chemicals from waste treatment establishments, waste disposal areas, and agricultural and daily-life activities; to propose and implement measures to manage environmental and health safety.

b) To assess and determine the level of UPOPs emissions and relevant hazardous chemicals from major industrial sources and to promote the implementation of best available policies, regulations, technical solutions, and environmental practices to reduce UPOP emissions into the environment.

c) To evaluate emissions and implement risk management measures for UPOP emissions from transportation activities and other mobile operations.

7. Raising awareness, training, and education on the risks posed by POPs and hazardous chemicals (Article 10, Stockholm Convention):

a) To organize communication activities, widely raising public awareness on risks to the environment and human health through contact, exposure, absorption, and accumulation of POPs and hazardous chemicals.

b) To organize training and communication activities to raise awareness of producers and consumers about sustainable production and sustainable consumption of POP products and materials.

III. IMPLEMENTATION BUDGET

1. Environmental non-business fundings and legal sources of funding and investment from organizations and individuals inside and outside the country; to integrate capital sources from other relevant programs, plans, and projects for implementation.

2. Mobilizing the contribution of the community; the participation of international organizations, socio-political organizations, humanitarian charity organizations, enterprises, organizations, and individuals participating in the implementation of the Action Plan.

IV. IMPLEMENTATION ORGANIZATION

1. Department of Natural Resources and Environment:

a) To host and coordinate with relevant departments and branches in implementing the Plan; at the same time, to inspect, review, and integrate relevant contents to implement in line with Plan no.3825/KH-UBND dated June 19th, 2017 by the People's Committee of the province on the collection, transportation, and processing of pesticides' packaging after use in Lam Dong Province.

b) Before December 31st each year, to report to the People's Committee of the province and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the implementation results.

2. Department of Health: to strictly control the use of POPs in the health sector; before December 15th every year, to send reports on the implementation results of the plan to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment for compilation to report according to regulations.

3. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development:

a) To manage and strictly control the use of POPs in agriculture; simultaneously, cooperate closely with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the implementation of the collection, transportation, and processing of POP chemicals in agriculture;

b) Before December 15th every year, to evaluate the use of POPs and provide information to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to report to the People's Committee of the province and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment according to regulated time.

4. Department of Industry and Trade: to conduct the evaluation, control, restriction of use, and safety management of POPs used in industry; before December 15th every year, to send reports to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to compile and report according to regulations.

5. Department of Planning and Investment, Department of Finance: according to their functions and tasks, they have the responsibility to compile and balance the allocation of budget capital and financial sources (if any) for the implementation of the Plan.

6. Department of Information and Communication: to host and coordinate with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment; Departments, branches, and localities strengthen communication activities and raise public awareness about the harmful effects of POPs on human health.

7. People's Committees of districts and cities:

a) To formulate and organize the implementation of the Plan in conformity with the local socio-economic development plan. To integrate the tasks in the Plan with other relevant programs, schemes, and plans in the area for implementation.

b) To organize periodical inspection and report on the implementation of the Plan; before December 15th every year, send reports to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to compile and report according to regulations.

 

Recipients:

- Chairman and Vice Chairmen of the Province’s People’s Committee;

- The Provincial Departments;

- The People’s Committees of Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities;

- Head of the Office of the People’s Committee of the Province officials of: NN, VX3;

- Archived: VT, MT.

ON BEHALF OF THE CHAIRMAN

VICE CHAIRMAN

 (Signed and sealed)

Pham S

 





APPENDIX

LIST OF PRIORITIZED TASKS AND PROJECTS

(Attached with Plan no. 1185/KH-UBND dated on March 6th, 2018 by the People's Committee of Lam Dong Province)

Ord.

Tasks' and projects' name

Implementation time

Funding source

Host agency

Coordinating agency

 

1

To control the trading, use, storage, and transportation of POP-BVTV chemicals according to current regulations

2018 -2022

 

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

Regular task

2

To control pollution and implement the collection, transportation, and handling of POP-BVTV expired packaging and chemicals, and POP-BVTV waste products and chemicals

2018 - 2030

Environmental and economic development

Department of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

Implemented and integrated with Plan no. 3825/KH-UBND dated June 19th, 2017

3

To study and assess the level of UPOP emissions and relevant hazardous chemicals from waste treatment establishments, waste disposal areas, and agricultural and industrial activities

2019- 2020

Environmental and economic development, ODA

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Relevant departments, branches, and localities

 

4

To strictly control the use of POPs in the health sector

2018 - 2030

 

Department of Health

Relevant departments and branches; People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

Regular task

5

To assess and determine the level of UPOPs emissions and relevant hazardous chemicals from major industrial sources

2018-2020

Environmental and economic development

Department of Industry and Trade

Relevant departments and branches; People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

 

6

Mass media on POPs risks to the environment and human health

2018 - 2030

Environmental and economic development

Department of Information and Communication;

Relevant departments and branches; People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

Regular task

7

To organize training and propagate to raise the awareness of producers and consumers about sustainable production and sustainable consumption of POP products and materials

2018-2030

Environmental development

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Relevant departments and branches; People’s Committees of districts, and Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities

 

8

To strengthen scientific and technological capacity to control, replace, and manage POP safety

2018 - 2030

Development investment capital, science development, and ODA

Department of Science and Technology

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

 

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