Yeongsan River Basin Environmental Office has been in charge of environmental policies of Gwangju Metropolitan City, South Jeolla Province, Namhae and Hadong guns of South gyeongsang Province in the Southwest Region of the Korean peninsula, and is taking the leading role to promote low carbon green growth in Korea. It has implemented the 'Basic Plan for Water Source Management' in order to manage water in an ecologically-friendly way and protect water sources from hazardous pollutants. In particular, the office has been striving to preserve water quality of Yeongsan and Seomjin River Watersheds, and to protect water resources in Gwangju and South Jeolla Province including Lake Juam, through a variety of measures such as total pollution load management system, designation and management of riparian buffer zones, creation of green space and community support programs.
Yeongsan River Basin Environmental Office has been making efforts to develop economic growth in harmony with the natural environment by strengthening the supervision and screening on pollutant emission facilities, taking precautionary measures to prevent environmental damage, and implementing environmental impact assessment system. In addition, in an effort to protect regions with high economical values in the region such as wetland and ecological protection area, voluntary monitoring and ecological experience programs are in operation, in along with ecology restoration programs through annual monitoring on the natural ecology.
|Si Do||Areas Covered||Area(㎢)|
|Gwangju||5gus||Dong-gu, Seo-gu, Nam-gu, Buk-gu,Gwangsan-gu||501|
|Jeonnam||5cities, 17guns||Mokpo-si, Yeosu-si, Suncheon-si, Naju-si, Gwangyang-si, Damyang-gun, Gokseong-gun, Gurye-gun, Goheung-gun, Boseong-gun, Hwasun-gun, Jangheung-gun, Jangseong-gun, Hampyeong-gun, Muan-gun, Yeongam-gun, Haenam-gun, Yeonggwang-gun, Gangjin-gun, Sinan-gun, Jindo-gun, Wando-gun||12,095|
|Jeonbuk||6cities 8guns||Jeonju-si, Gunsan-si, Iksan-si, Namwon-si, Jeongeup-si, Gimje-si, Buan-gun, Wanju-gun, Gochang-gun, Muju-gun, Jinan-gun, Jangsu-gun, Imsil-gun, Sunchang-gun||8,051|
|Kyongnam||2 guns||Namhae-gun, Hadong-gun (Partially)||1,033|
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