Subject Content The Department of Environmental Protection was founded in 1988. It went through an organizational reconstruction in the years 1997, 2000, and 2004, and was later upgraded to a special municipality in 2014. Currently, there are eight sections and five offices as well as a secondary division, including “Comprehensive Planning Section,” “Environmental Sustainability Section,” “Air Quality Protection Section,” “Water Quality Protection and Soil Remediation Section,” “General Waste Management Section,” “Industrial Waste Management Section,” “Noise Control Section,” “Environmental Inspection Section,” “Public Relation Office,” “Administration Office,” “Accounting Office,” “Personnel Office,” “Governmental Ethics Office,” and “Environmental Maintenance and Inspection Division.”
Through the administration's vision of “Blue Sky Green Grass, Green Mountain Pure Water, Environmental Citizenship, Sustainable Homeland”, the Department of Environmental Protection will continue to promote environmental protection, implement environmental impact evaluation, effectively manage waste, provide clean air, water and a quiet living environment in order to achieve “Green Taoyuan New Life” and create a low carbon, green and sustainable city.
The Department of Environmental Protection website link: https://www.tydep.gov.tw/TYDEP/EnglishNewsFront
Planning Section Comprehensive planning, environmental impact assessment, research and development, and other comprehensive environmental business. Environmental Sustainability Section Environmental education/publicity, sustainable ecology and urban development strategy and planning, promotion of green energy and emission reduction, and sustainable ecological work. Air Quality Protection Section Air pollution prevention of fixed pollution sources, mobile pollution sources and construction projects, management of indoor air quality and toxic chemical substances Water Quality Protection and Soil Remediation Section Water body and water quality pollution control and emergency response, drinking water quality management, and soil and groundwater pollution remediation. General Waste Management Section General waste disposal policy planning, operation and management of processing facilities, and review of business setup plans. Industrial Waste Management Section Disposal, processing, reuse and import/export management of industrial waste, environmental protection science park business, management of environmental agents and pest control. Noise Control Section Environment noise control, non-ionizing radiation and vibration measurement and control, aviation noise control, subsidization and feedback. Environmental Inspection Section Investigation of pollution reports, dispute Investigation of pollution reports, dispute settlement, inspection and verification, fine collection, and environmental quality monitoring. Administration Office Paper work, seal, file management, cashier, general affairs, property management and information, service for citizens, legal affairs, and affairs not belonging to any unit. Governmental Ethics Office Implement government ethical affairs by the law. Public Relation Office News data collection and publication, contract with mass media and the parliament, and other public relations. Accounting Office Implement budgeting, accounting and statistics by the law. Personnel Office Implement personnel management by the law. Environmental Maintenance and Inspection Division Performing services of conventional waste disposal collection and transportation, resource recycling, public toilet maintenance and supervision, environmental sanitary maintenance as well as inspection, enforcement and report of cases in violation of Environmental Protection Act etc.