Original title: "Yangtze River dumping case" prosecution, 9 defendants suspected of dumping nearly 20 thousand tons of garbage to the Yangtze River
Xinhua news agency, Nanjing, September 16 (reporter Zhu Guoliang) attracted much attention "Yangtze River dumping case" 15 in Jiangsu, Changshou City province people's Procuratorate prosecution. The review found that 9 defendants were suspected of illegally dumping and burying more than 35000 tons of refuse, of which nearly 20 thousand tons dumped into the Yangtze river.
Changshou City people's Procuratorate investigation: in late April 2016, Zhejiang province Tongxiang City Tianshun garbage service limited company through bidding for a period of one year of Haiyan County of Zhejiang province outside garbage disposal business. From August 2016 to December, the company, a shareholder of Ni Zhou together with other company personnel, to jointly seek illegal interests, knowing that the defendant Zhang Hong, et al (dealt with) no garbage disposal qualification case, in order to significantly lower the price of legitimate disposal costs, will be 35570.26 tons of garbage by Zhang Hong, et al. 19589.94 tons of garbage disposal, which are directly thrown into the Yangtze River in Nantong, Taicang, 15980.32 tons of garbage is transported to Zhejiang, Anhui, Huzhou illegal landfill, serious pollution of the environment.
In December 2016, two moored boats dumped rubbish in the Taicang section of the Yangtze River, and the maritime law enforcement officers found that the case of garbage theft was uncovered. The throwing garbage is located upstream of Taicang two drinking water source protection areas, thousands of tons of garbage floating in the water, a serious threat to the safety of drinking water in the Changjiang Estuary, Taicang City centralized drinking water source water was interrupted for more than 48 hours and 55 hours respectively. The Taicang municipal government and the relevant departments of the Chongming Shanghai district government have taken a series of measures to prevent the pollution area from expanding and eliminating pollution, and spent more than 5 million 930 thousand yuan.
According to the Changshu prosecution, the identification, involving the lives of garbage containing toxic and harmful substances of solid waste, which volatile phenol exceeded 80 times to 32200 times. The procuratorial organs have found that 35570.26 tons of refuse dumped at random and illegally buried will cause damage to the ecological environment, totaling about 20000000 yuan.
Yangtze River dumping case: 9 accused were prosecuted