2020/10/31  
Taipower chief takes front line in row against Taichung City government (2020/06/29)
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    Taipower chief takes front line in row against Taichung City government (2020/06/29)

    The head of Taiwan Power Company has stepped forward to say he is willing to assume all responsibility for restarting generator No. 2 without a permit from the Taichung City government. For the first time since the row began, Taipower Chairman Yang Wei-fuu on Monday defended the company's decision. Yang said Taichung City could not override the central government's authorization, or issue fines to Taipower, quote, "whenever it feels like it."

    City councilors gathered outside Taichung Power Plant on Monday to protest the restart of its No. 2 generator.

    Luo Ting-wei
    KMT Taichung City councilor
    We came to the entrance of Taichung Power Plant, to the rest area outside the entrance, because the chimneys here spread pollutants out all around, so this is the safest place.

    Over the Dragon Boat Festival long weekend, Taichung City slapped a heavy fine on Taipower for restarting the generator. It has also threatened legal action for those personally responsible. Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen 盧秀燕took a tough stance on Monday.

    Lu Shiow-yen
    Taichung mayor
    We must be resolute to bring air pollution under control. It’s like a pest control situation: you need to deal with the houseflies, but even more so, the tigers. As a state-owned enterprise, Taipower and its Taichung Power Plant are tigers, but we can’t let them be exempt from the law, have special privileges, or demand a cover-up from Taichung City government.

    Yang Wei-fuu
    Taipower chairman
    There is no doubt that the No. 2 generator is operating within the law. I have never seen a public authority that has the right to determine for itself that the decisions of a higher authority are invalid. Taichung is stubbornly persisting on its own path, ignoring our national authorities, as if it can just slap a fine on Taipower whenever it feels like it.

    In December, the plant was accused of illegally exceeding its quota of coal to burn for 2019. Mayor Lu stripped it of licenses for two of its generators – numbers 2 and 3. In February, however, the central government’s Environmental Protection Administration overturned Taichung’s decision, and in March the Executive Yuan said local laws were contradicting national law, and were null and void. But Taichung hasn’t given up.

    Lu Shiow-yen
    Taichung mayor
    If state-owned enterprises, if publicly owned firms owned 100% by the government, can set an example of breaking the law, then how are we to protect the health of the people? How are we to defend the authority of the state?

    Yang Wei-fuu
    Taipower chairman
    If Taichung City government is set on finding someone to blame before it lets this go, then I am willing to accept all the responsibility.

    Taipower has warned it is ready to restart Generator No. 3 at any time, to keep the nation’s operating reserve above 10%.

    Yang Wei-fuu
    Taipower chairman
    When we’re ready to carry out tests on Generator No. 3, we will do so. In our current principles for the nationwide distribution of power generation, we have allotted nine generators in operation at Taichung Power Plant. Now, today, for example, we have more than seven generators in operation there. This will stay the same. These principles will not be ripped up.

    Environmental activists are standing behind Taichung City and calling in scientists to strengthen their case. But Taipower is determined not to back down, and with the central government at odds with local officials, the row is just firing up.
    中文 Chinese  
    反擊台中市府 中火不排除提行政訴訟

    中火2號機組點火讓台中環保局祭出重罰,甚至揚言要將中火負責人移送法辦,市長盧秀燕,更重批台電是老虎,不會給國營事業特權以及包庇。台電董事長楊偉甫也召開記者會,表示將一肩承擔所有責任,而且對於環保局的裁罰,不排除要提起行政訴訟。

    台中火力電廠前,議員持續靜坐抗議,反對重啟二號機。

    [[台中國民黨議員 羅廷瑋]]
    “來中火門口,這裡是中火休息站,來這邊避難,因為這裡的煙囪會把污染物往外擴散,這裡才是最安全的”

    台中市府在端午連假,針對中火重啟二號機組,祭出重罰,更不排除要將負責人送辦,市長盧秀燕,也再度重批中火。

    [[台中市長 盧秀燕]]
    “整治空污要有決心,我們要打蒼蠅,更要打老虎,中火跟台電不能是老虎,是國營事業,他們可以豁免他們有特權,來要求台中市府包庇”

    [[台電董事長 楊偉甫]]
    “2號機組的運轉,合法性是沒有疑慮的,我從來沒有見到過,哪一個單位可以自行認定,上級主管機關的處分無效,依然故我的無視我們主管機關,對台電想開罰就開罰”

    去年12月,盧秀燕以中火生煤用量超過上限為由,違反自治條例,撤銷2號、3號機組許可證,但今年2月環保署宣布撤銷台中市裁處,3月行政院也宣告自治條例牴觸中央法規,視為無效,但台中市府無法接受。

    [[台中市長 盧秀燕]]
    “如果國營事業,政府百分百公營事業,可以帶頭違法,我們怎樣保障人民健康,怎麼樣維護公權力”

    [[台電董事長 楊偉甫]]
    “如果台中市政府,一定要有入人於罪,才能善罷甘休,我願意承擔所有的責任”

    台電甚至預告,在備轉容量率維持10%前提下,3號機也隨時準備上線。

    [[台電董事長 楊偉甫]]
    “如果3號機,我們準備好要進行測試的時候,我們就會讓它進行測試,我們目前調度原則,中火它的調度上限是9部機組,那以今天為例,現在的機組是7部多的機組在運轉,那未來也是一樣,這個原則是不會被打破的”

    台電和台中市府都各有立場,環團也找來專家學者抗議,批評中火重啟二號機製造空污,中火大戰,持續上演。
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