Xinhua News Agency, Zhengzhou, February 10th (Reporter Li Peng) Recently, Henan Province has introduced 25 financial support measures for ecological environment protection, and has invested the first fiscal special "red envelope" in the New Year in the field of ecological environment protection.
In terms of improving the green transformation of the economic structure, Henan Province will use the central government ’s 12-year pilot fund of 3 billion yuan to simultaneously promote the "heat source side" and "user side" transformation of winter clean heating in the northern region; to promote the development of advanced manufacturing, provincial finance will New energy-saving, water-saving, clean production and basic technology green transformation demonstration projects with an investment of more than 10 million yuan will be granted up to 10 million yuan in subsidies, and ultra-low-energy construction projects and prefabricated construction projects will be awarded up to 500 yuan in area respectively. Under the same conditions, priority is given to purchasing products from the government procurement list for energy-saving products and government procurement lists for environmental labeling products.
In terms of restoration and improvement of ecological functions, in addition to establishing a horizontal compensation mechanism for ecological protection, Henan will invest 2.5 billion yuan in central and provincial financial funds to implement a number of integrated ecological protection and restoration projects for mountains, rivers, forests, lakes and grasses, and increase key ecological function areas. The transfer payment efforts will focus on leaning water sources in the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, along the main canals of the Mid-South Water-to-North Water Diversion Project, and in poor counties to help improve their financial security capabilities.
In terms of the linkage between finance and green finance, Henan encourages the role of fiscal funds to guide the diversification of social investment, supports ecological and environmental protection projects and rural revitalization strategies with certain returns, and rationally expands the scope of government special bonds; supports local establishment of green development funds, Financial institutions are encouraged to issue green financial bonds. Provincial finance will arrange for subsidies for green securitized products that revitalize existing assets in areas such as clean energy and pollution control.
In addition, Henan Province will also promote the government's purchase of environmental protection services and encourage the inclusion of environmental protection services such as urban road dust removal, rural sewage and garbage collection and treatment, environmental quality monitoring, and site operation and maintenance, which are within the scope of government responsibility and suitable for social forces. Guiding directory; setting up a report reward fund to encourage everyone to participate in ecological environmental protection.