Which businesses can be exempted?
15 industries including iron and steel, coking, alumina, electrolytic aluminum, carbon, copper smelting, ceramics, glass, lime kiln, casting , refining and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, coatings, inks and other industries apply for exemptions from production restrictions, which need to reach "Guiding Opinions on Strengthening the Response to Heavy Pollution Weather and Consolidating Emergency Emission Reduction Measures" (Environmental Office Atmospheric Letter  No. 648) in the performance classification in the A-level enterprise standard.
For other industries, it shall be implemented in accordance with the “Administrative Measures for the Exemption from Production and Restriction of Emergency and Control of Staggered Production in Autumn and Winter in Jiangsu Province and Heavy Pollution Weather (Trial)” (Su Dayangban  No. 1). According to this method, in order to apply for exemption from production restriction, in addition to meeting the four basic conditions of industrial policy, environmental protection credit rating, standardized implementation of pollution permit requirements, and stable discharge compliance, it also needs to meet specific industry exemption conditions before applying.
Which companies are not exempt? The enterprise was cancelled the protection of environmental trust; The enterprise has been punished administratively for environmental violations; The enterprise provides false information, which actually does not meet the requirements; Was included in the exemption due to inadequate control by the auditing department, or due to malpractice by the staff, which actually did not meet the requirements; Others that did not meet the requirements for exemption were included in the exemption. The production stoppage exemption is applied on an annual basis and is generally completed before the end of September each year. The enterprise first declares to the local county (city, district) ecological environment department, and after the county (city, district) ecological environment department conducts a preliminary review with the industry authorities, it reports to the district city ecological environment department. The eco-environmental departments of the districts and cities together with the competent authorities of various industries will verify the submitted materials, and publicize those that meet the conditions. If you miss the opportunity for this exemption, take the initiative to accelerate the progress of ultra-low emission retrofits, improve the level of environmental performance, and strive for the next opportunity for exemption.