An environmental protection lecture given by Deputy Director Fang Guiping and Mr. Chen Peng of Nanjing Environmental Protection Bureau was held on November 18 at JAAS to enhance the environmental awareness of JAAS staff and the management of hazardous lab wastes. The lecture was chaired by Vice President Zhou Jiannong and attended by more than 100 JAAS scientists and directors.
Deputy Director Fang Guiping introduced the environmental quality of Nanjing in 2013 from four aspects: air, water, noise, and farmland quality. Through statistics, examples, and comparison, he analyzed the present environmental problems and proposed measures to improve environmental quality from industrial distribution, geographic location, and population density, etc.. Mr. Chen Peng explained the proper management and relevant law of lab wastes, such as electronic wastes, radioactive sources, and livestock and poultry wastes. They also answered questions of JAAS scientists.