Chinese will increase the marine pollution penalties – Beijing Science and technology daily August 29 Beijing Xinhua (reporter Wang Yi) to further improve the legal system of marine environmental protection, 16 units of the office of the State Council, the Ministry of land and resources, the Marine Bureau composed of panel study on Revision of relevant laws and regulations. 29, the second session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the twenty-second meeting of the "People’s Republic of China marine environmental protection law amendment (Draft)" (hereinafter referred to as "draft") (). Commissioned by the State Council, the Ministry of land and Resources Minister Jiang Daming made a statement on the draft. He pointed out that, in view of the outstanding problems in marine environmental protection work, the draft to increase penalties for pollution of the marine environment. Bill to increase daily penalty, ordered to suspend or close down penalties; increase of business of the relevant responsible personnel punishment; responsibility and legal environment of coastal engineering construction projects not according to the law of environmental impact assessment of the evaluation method for bridging requirements; improve the punishment for the result of the marine environmental pollution accident behavior, cancel 300 thousand yuan the maximum penalty, depending on the severity of the accident were sentenced to accident direct losses of 20% and 30% fines. A total of nine draft, the new environmental protection law added to the system, in the marine environmental protection law to be linked. The key area of main pollutants discharge amount exceed the standard or fails to complete the objectives and tasks for the protection of the marine environment of the sea, the implementation of environmental impact assessment restrictions; increase to establish and perfect the marine ecological protection compensation system, and the development and utilization of marine resources shall strictly abide by the provisions of the ecological protection red line.