(CENEWS)-The seventh round of the yearlong strict inspection on air pollution control had been completed by Jul. 20. Between Jul. 7 and Jul. 20, the inspection teams checked a total of 5,322
businesses (organizations), and found environmental incompliances in 1,389 of them. Of the incompliant enterprises, 347 were unlicensed small polluters, two did not attain emission
standards, 252 failed to install pollution control facilities, 160 failed to keep such facilities in
normal operations, 536 had VOCs control problems, and four had other problems.
The inspection results showed VOCs control was the primary pollution problem, which
accounted for 38.6 percent of the total problems revealed by this round of inspection. Tangshan Municipality is the home to 54 VOCs emitters, the largest number in the 28 target cities. From the industrial perspective, the rubber and plastics manufacturing, machinery manufacturing, coating and spraying, plywood, packaging and printing industries contributed the largest share of VOCs emission.There were 347 unlicensed small polluters which violated the environmental legislations, accounting for 25.0 percent of the total incompliant enterprises. The fugitive emission was serious.