The dust pollution problem caused by construction site is generally existed in crowded urban area and usually results in public petition and complaint. In addition, the percentage of particle pollutants discharged from constructions is extremely large in the stationary particle matters pollution and it is desperate for further resolution and improvement. Meanwhile, the environmental issues arising from construction site also include the noise. To promote the life quality of citizens, it is necessary to improve the air quality and noise problems in Chiayi City.
This project implements construction pollution control by means of 2,115 audit patrol. Among the audit results, 138 construction sites not compliance to laws and regulations were found and the counseling was conducted and traced to the completion of improvement during the project implementation period. Aiming at the reduction of pollutants discharged from construction sites in this city, 573.6 tons of fugitive particle pollutants were reduced, the TPS reduction was 163.03 tons. PM10 reduction was 88.91 tons, and the overall reduction was 52.09% of total emission.
In addition, the CCTVs were installed aiming at 7 regional development, dredging or constructions with large emission. 35 dust pollution petitions were managed and completed of improvement via counseling of auditors on site. There were also 2 conferences to reinforce the counseling of constructors in respect of air pollution prevention and construction noise control. The project further assists 9 construction sites for using environmental construction materials, 14 sites using environmental paints. As to the greening, 52 fence greenings were established on construction sites. Among them, 13 were plant fences. 23 construction site road adoptions were assisted. Road washing and sweeping hotline was posted on 25 construction sites, total length of road washing and sweeping was 4,228.416km.
As to the audit and patrol of noise from construction sites, 365 active patrol and petition audit aiming at noise of construction site have been implemented. The survey of 55 construction equipment, including the name, brand and model of equipment were completed. Among them, most frequently used item was excavator, total in 36 items. 65 noise petitions were managed and they were all improved via the counseling of auditors on site.