08/04/19 MEE adopted three GB on Volatile Organic Compounds emission control

On 31st March, the executive meeting of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) considered and adopted in principle three national standards: “Volatile Organic Compounds Unorganized Emission Control Standard”, “Pharmaceutical Industry Air Pollutants Emission Standard” and “Coatings, Inks and Adhesives Industry Air Pollutants Emission Standard”.
The meeting pointed out to further speed up the construction of atmospheric pollutant emission standard system, the revision of industry emission standards, and comprehensively increase the requirements of unorganized emission control and the drafting and revision of emission standards for key industries related to volatile organic compounds, such as pesticides, packaging, printing and etc.
With the promulgation of national standards, the key VOC emission industries need to strengthen their own monitoring capabilities, adopt advanced monitoring technologies and establish an automatic monitoring system with also portable monitoring instruments.