Strong control over PM2.5 problems

Boundary Forest Conservation Foundation, March 15- "Gen. Prawit" discusses with the National Environment Committee, urged to strictly control the problem of PM2.5 dust.

General Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister presided over the meeting National Environment Board No. 1/2023 at the Forest Conservation Foundation Meeting Room Boundary 5 Provinces via electronic media The Board of Directors acknowledged the minutes of the meeting. Conference of the Parties to the Convention on The 14th Wetland Session, held under the theme of “Wetlands Action for People and Nature”, had a Wetland City Accreditation Award Ceremony. In which Thailand was awarded the recognition of Si Songkhram District, Nakhon Phanom Province as a wetland city under the Convention on wetlands

Then the meeting approved Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report on 10 important projects to support development Areas across the country, including the Krong Pinang floodgate project, Yala province, of the Royal Irrigation Department , Ban Keha Katanyu Project, Khlong Luang 2, Pathum Thani Province of the National Housing Authority , Nan bypass construction project of the Department of Highways , Sakon Nakhon bypass project (East side) of the Department of Highways , Highway No. 103, Rong Kwang District - Ngao District of the Department of Highways , The project parallels the bridge over the Chao Phraya River. of the Department of Highways , Plans to expand the electricity area for villages in the Village Development Project for Security Border areas due to royal initiatives, Pai District and Bang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son Province (Group 1 and Group 2) of the Provincial Electricity Authority, Double-track railway construction project Chumphon-Suratthani of the State Railway of Thailand and a project connecting the Port of Bangkok and the Bangna-At Narong Expressway of the Expressway Authority of Thailand and also resolved to approve the negotiation framework and Thailand's attitude in the meeting. States Parties to the 16th Session of the Basel Convention, 11th Rotterdam and 11th Stockholm and approved the revision of the Declaration. MNRE Environmental Impact Assessment : wall along the sea coast To control the construction that will affect the environment and the nature of the coastline.

In addition, the meeting emphasized the urgency to the current weather conditions with small dust particles in many areas by approving measures to upgrade measures to prevent and solve the problem of dust pollution During the crisis situation in 17 provinces, which are risky areas that affect people's health. along with a long-term action plan for 2014-2077 covering forests, cities, agriculture and protecting people

General Prawit expressed his gratitude and admiration. MNRE in driving past work and has empirical works at an international level, as well as urging related agencies Accelerate the problem of particulate pollution (PM2.5) urgently, while emphasizing the agencies responsible for various projects. that have been approved according to the EIA report must strictly comply with And continue to operate concretely to support the development of the area and the nation. for the people to live happily Next.

Source: Thai News Agency