Beijing will combine long-term control of air pollution with emergency response, further perfect emergency management of heavy air pollution and continue to strengthen joint emergency response to heavy air pollution with surrounding provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities.
1. Beijing will include emergency response to heavy air pollution in its emergency management system, practice the government principal responsibility system and set up a municipal special headquarters for emergency response to heavy air pollution, which will be responsible for emergency organization, commanding and disposal regarding heavy air pollution.
2. Beijing will perfect its emergency procedures, enhance working measures, take into account the degree of pollution and time of duration, and increase emergency measures for continuous heavy pollution. It will organize emergency drills for heavy pollution weather.
3. With the coordination and support of national departments concerned, Beijing will work with surrounding provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities to establish a linkage mechanism for emergency response to heavy air pollution and carry out regional joint prevention and control, so as to fight against large-scale heavy air pollution together.