Atmospheric air and azonic layer

Atmospheric air and azonic layer

Atmospheric air protection department

The department of Atmospheric air protection is a structural unit of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Ecology and Environmental Protection (after referred to as the State Ecology Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan).

Atmospheric air protection department performs its activities in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Nature Protection", the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Protection of Atmospheric Air", the Regulations on the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Ecology and Environmental Protection, decisions of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, by Decrees and orders of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, resolutions and orders of the Cabinet of Ministers, orders and instructions of the State Committee on Ecology of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Atmospheric air protection department operates in cooperation with all involved structural units of the State Committee on Ecology of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Atmospheric air protection department is involved in solving international, regional problems related to the protection of atmospheric air. In particular, it is directly involved in the implementation of measures by the Republic of Uzbekistan on:

• further improving the regulation of imports to the Republic of Uzbekistan and exports from the Republic of Uzbekistan of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and products containing them according to (according to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer);

• climate change mitigation and adaptation to climate change processes (according to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change);

• long-range transboundary air pollution (according to the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution).

The department of Atmospheric air protection through the leadership of the State Committee on Ecology of the Republic of Uzbekistan coordinates the activities of the Centers for State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance (TsGSEN) of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the State Traffic Safety Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan.

The department of Atmospheric air protection interacts with public organizations and the public, provides them with methodological assistance and assistance, organizes and manages the work of public inspectors for the protection of nature in their air protection activities.

The main tasks of the department of Atmospheric air protection are:

• implementation of state management of air protection activities of enterprises, institutions, organizations, public associations and citizens;

• development of draft guidelines and organization of a unified scientific and technical policy in the field of air protection in the republic;

• preservation of the natural composition and rational use of atmospheric air;

• Ensuring a favorable sanitary condition of the atmospheric air.

In accordance with the tasks assigned to it, the department of Atmospheric air protection:

• participates in the development and approval of republican and harmonization of industry and departmental standards, rules and standards for the protection of atmospheric air;

• develops proposals aimed at reducing air pollution, for inclusion in targeted state programs on nature conservation and rational nature management;

• issues proposals for coordination to ministries, state committees, departments and other users of natural resources of programs and action plans for the protection of atmospheric air;

• participates in the development and approval of republican and harmonization of industry, departmental standards, rules and standards for the protection of atmospheric air, air pollution control;

• on behalf of the management of the State Committee on Ecology of the Republic of Uzbekistan determines quotas for the import of ozone-depleting substances and makes proposals for their approval in the prescribed manner in the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

• organizes work on the issuance of permits for import into the Republic of Uzbekistan and export from the Republic of Uzbekistan of ozone-depleting substances and products containing them, as well as issues such permits;

• in the prescribed manner, prepares substantiated conclusions on the transit of dangerous goods through the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan;