SHANGHAI, Apr. 25 (SMM) – The Ministry of Environmental Protection released a list of the first 10 companies confirmed qualified under its environmental protection reviews, with 6 of them located in Jiangsu. Leading battery producers, such as Chaowei Power and Camel Group, were on the list, but Tianneng Power which passed the preliminary review was removed unexpectedly.
In compliance with the Proposal for Facilitating Environmental Protection Works and the 12th Five-Year Plan for Heavy Metal Pollution Prevention and Treatment, MEP launched environmental protection reviews to lead-acid battery and secondary lead producers to secure public health.
According to the MEP, these 10 companies have undergone thorough self-inspections, preliminary reviews by their respective Provincial Environmental Protection Bureaus, expert reviews, and on-site inspection by the MEP’s own Supervision Center, and then were announced to the public.
The polar plate processing and battery assembling capacity at the 10 listed companies totaled 34.71 million Kvah.
The MEP had released a list of 12 companies qualified under its preliminary environmental protection reviews on January 14, with Chaowei Power, Tianneng Power, and Camel Group all included.