MEP Minister Zhou Shengxian visited in San Francisco the Emergency Response Center of Region 9 of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and met with Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld on November 18.
In the meeting, Minister Zhou Shengxian began by introducing the latest developments in China's environmental protection work, spoke highly of the environmental protection by Region 9 and its fruitful cooperation with Chinese environmental protection departments, and hoped that both sides would strengthen the cooperation on regional institutional development, waste management and emergency response. He also said that China would like to learn from the advanced experience and practices of the U.S. through bilateral communications and cooperation.
Mr. Blumenfeld extended a warm welcome to Minister Zhou Shengxian and briefed on the major tasks and ongoing programs of Region 9. He also responded to Zhou Shengxian's inquires and introduced the environmental emergency response of Region 9.
After the meeting, Zhou Shengxian visited the Emergency Response Center and the warehouse for emergency equipment of Region 9.