China exercises the system of evaluating the impact of construction projects on the environment, and exerts a classified control of construction projects according to the degree of their impact on the environment. For construction projects that may have serious impacts on the environment, the Report on Environmental Impacts shall be prepared. For those that have mild impacts, the Report Form on Environmental Impacts shall be formulated. For those that have small impacts, no assessment of impacts on the environment is required, but the Environmental Impact Registration Form shall be filled. When making feasibility study or preliminary design, the construction unit shall submit its Report on Environmental Impact, the Report Form of Environmental Impact or Environmental Impact
Registration Form to Xiamen 
                                                             Environmental Protection Bureau for approval
When a construction project requires corollary environmental protection facilities, such facilities shall be designed, constructed and put into operation simultaneously with the main project. The preliminary design of a construction project should be submitted to Xiamen 
                                                            Environmental Protection Bureau for approval
The construction unit should apply to Xiamen Environmental Protection Bureau for pre-acceptance of the environmental protection facilities one month prior to the trial operation of the project. During the trial operation, the construction unit should monitor the operation of environmental protection facilities and the emission of pollutants. Within 3 months after the trial operation begins, the construction unit should apply to Xiamen Environmental Protection Bureau for acceptance of the environmental protection facilities of the construction project. The construction project can only be put into operation or use when the environmental protection facilities are accepted.

                     Control Standards for Water Pollutant Discharge in Xiamen (DB35/322-1999)
  (The following are the maximum concentration tolerance for discharged pollutants, Unit: mg/L)
    

                                                            Standards for Noise From Industrial Enterprises  

                                                      The standards are implemented according to GB16297-96.
In addition, the importer of the following three kinds of goods should handle the customs procedures in advance: (1) waste to be used as raw materials; (2) chemicals imported for the first time; (3) toxic chemicals