This Circular provides for the environmental protection and management of economic zones, hi-tech parks, industrial parks and industrial complexes at all stages of their construction and in particular during: the formulation of construction plans; investment preparation; approval of investment projects; construction of technical infrastructure; and during the construction of investment projects.During the different stages of the planning and construction of economic zones, hi-tech parks, industrial parks and industrial complexes, state management agencies responsible for their protection and management must: restrict the use of agricultural cultivation land; minimize adverse impacts on the surrounding environment; assess that solid waste and wastewater are treated up to national technical standards on environment before being discharged into receiving sources; approve environmental impact assessment reports; etc.
Amended by: Circular No. 48/2011/TT-BTNMT amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment’s Circular No. 08/2009/TT-BTNMT of 15 July 2009 providing for the environmental management and protection of economic zones, hi-tech parks, industrial parks and industrial complexes. (2011-12-28)
Repealed by: Circular No. 35/2015/TT-BTNMT providing for the environmental protection of economic zones, industrial parks, export processing zones and hi-tech parks. (2015-06-30)
Repeals: Decision No. 62/2002/QD-BKHCNMT Promulgating the Regulation on the protection of the environment in industrial parks. (2002-08-09)
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