On October 11, 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued the draft Action Plan for New Pollutants Treatment. The Plan outlines the general requirements, goals and six major measures for new pollutants treatment, as well as the first batch of new pollutants for priority management in the annex (including 28 types of chemicals). According to the Plan, a series of relevant regulations and standards are going to be formulated, revised or issued, providing with the timeline of the issuance of the supporting national standards and technical guidelines.
Major measures and tasks
Annex - List of New Pollutants for Priority Management (2021)