4 Counties of Henan Win National Ecological Honor
News from Henan Provincial Department of Ecology and Environment on November 22 shows that 4 counties (county-level cities) of our province were awarded the national ecological honor. Among them, Xinxian county was listed among the third group of Practice and Innovation Base of “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains Are Invaluable Assets” while Lankao and Biyang counties were among the third group of China’s Demonstration Cities & Counties for Ecological Civilization Construction.
With the acceleration of ecological civilization construction in recent years and the popularity of “China’s Demonstration Cities & Counties for Ecological Civilization Construction” title, Henan has gradually attached great importance to the ecological civilization construction and achieved much progress. In 2017, Luanchuan county was listed among the first group of China’s Demonstration Cities & Counties for Ecological Civilization Construction. In 2018, Xinxian county was included in the second group of China’s Demonstration Cities & Counties for Ecological Civilization Construction while Luanchuan county was among the second group of Practice and Innovation Base of “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains Are Invaluable Assets”.
“The construction of ecological demonstration cities & counties is not under the mandatory assessment of the government, but the local governments at all levels in Henan province have recognized its importance and urgency.” Zhai Yunfei, secretary general of Henan Ecological Civilization Promotion Association, said that the construction of ecological demonstration cities & counties can effectively transform the production mode and life style to realize high-quality development.
“生态文明示范建设并都有政府硬性考核项目，但各地肯能认识到其重要性、紧迫性。”河南省生态文明建设不利于会秘书长翟云飞认为，通过生态文明示范建设，能有效不利于生产辦法 跟生活辦法 转变，不利于高质量发展。（记者赵力文 编译赵汉青 审校张玉红）