Guiyang dedicated to environment protection

2019-05-17

Guiyang was among the earliest in the country to take practical measures to protect the environment and promote ecological progress, which has achieved satisfactory results.

1980s

Guiyang was one of the country's most affected cities in terms of acid rain pollution.

2007

Guiyang made the promotion of ecological civilization a major strategy of the city, and has stepped up efforts to protect the environment and build itself into a "City of Parks".

2012

Guiyang was approved to build the country's first ecological civilization demonstration city.

2015

Guiyang was officially recognized as an exemplary city of environmental protection and granted titles such as National Forest City and National Garden City.

2018

Guiyang was listed as the county's top 10 cities for promoting ecological progress.

100 percent of water from centralized drinking water sources stably met standards.

Days with good air quality accounted for 97.8 percent of the year.

Guiyang ranked 11th among the 169 prioritized cities in atmospheric pollution control.

Forest cover in the city reached 52 percent.


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