Environment is the fundamental base of people survive; due to reason that the socio-economic situation goes toward a stable maturity that the environmental impact of manufacturing, production, consumption, exhaust and other activities increased naturally, resulting in more difficulty of handling issues pertaining to environmental population including but not limited to population density, full of factory, increment of motor vehicles, caused garbage, larger number of poultry raised currently. . Improved people living standard and rise of environmental awareness suspending ignore and tolerance of the impact of pollution on quality of life and public pollution issues; hence, there become more and more petition cases nowadays. According to the statistics of EPA issued 2014 nuisance case petitioned, the number of accepted case throughout the country reached 249,784 pieces, wherein noise, odor pollution and environmental health issues constituted a majority of categories in 2014, which accounted for more than eighty percents, especially those petitioned for mixed residential and commercial area, commercial prosperity causing the most petitioned ones for pollution hazards. Viewed in this point, in order to minimize nuisance, the government has formulated a variety of laws to strengthen pollution control technology, and help people solve all issues suffered through public nuisance petition process.
The county received 3,800 cases of petition from the republic annually; in addition to normal procedure of treatment, the country also has stipulated related regulations and built computer management system. In order to strengthen and improve efficiency of handling these cases, the county has conducted "2014 Rapid Review Program for Open Burning ＆ Air Pollution Case" at 24 hours a day for field treatment and follow-up as well as review.
The statistics during the program was executed from January 1 of 2013 to February 28 of 2015 showed that a total of 4,602 petition cases were reviewed, which including 2,037 cases of odor pollution among air pollution, 332 cases of air pollution excluding odor pollution, 1,124 cases of environmental sanitation, 525 cases of noise pollution, 284 cases of water pollution and 234 cases of wastes, 11 cases of soil pollution, 6 cases of toxic chemical substance and other 49 cases, where the average processing time efficiency was 0.27 days.
The County also cooperated with sampling inspection on public petition cases that for a total of 37 points sampled in 31 places. In addition, the County organized 2014 Annual Review Meeting of Audit Business on Petition Case, and prepared 2013 Yunlin County White Paper on the Treatment of annual cases of public nuisance petitions. Besides, the county also held two sessions of environmental educational trainings to strengthen the professional function and service attitude of planners.