Wu Xiaoqing: pollution can affect some GDP but in order to Protect environment must do
Chinese network March 8th news on March 8th afternoon, the two session of the twelve National People's Congress News Center held a press conference, Chinese network live broadcast. Mention of environmental pollution control and influence of the GDP problem, Vice Minister of environmental protection Wu Xiaoqing said at the meeting, now pollution, affect some GDP, but in order to Protect environment, we must do this.
Wu Xiaoqing said, the lingering haze again reflects the current our country air pollution situation is very serious, this is because of our country in the chemical industry for the industrial development pattern characteristic, the structure of coal based energy consumption, bring about the rapid growth of motor vehicle exhaust emission and large scale construction of city pollution. Emissions of these pollutants is huge, more than the capacity of the environment, the result is causing serious air pollution.
"We are in pursuit of GDP at the same time, also to pay the cost of environment, and the price is heavy, is great. We now control the air pollution and water pollution and other pollution, affects some GDP, but in order to protect the environment, we must do this." Wu Xiaoqing said.
Wu Xiaoqing said that the Chinese government determined, the prime minister said in the report, we will be like the "war on poverty" as "the war on pollution".
"The Chinese government is taking active measures to control the pollution of the environment, our environment will be better." Wu Xiaoqing think.
(original title: Wu Xiaoqing: pollution can affect some GDP but in order to protect the environment must do)