CIRP has been conducting research on environmental impact assessment since the early 1980s. It is one of the earliest institutes engaged in environmental impact assessment research in China and has achieved a large number of research results. It has the Class-A environmental assessment lab recognized by the former Ministry of Environmental Protection. Owing to a professional technical team composed of high-level and multi-disciplinary talents, CIRP is able to provide construction project environmental impact assessment, planning and development area environmental impact assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection acceptance investigation of construction project, pollution discharge permitting, comprehensive environmental protection technical consulting services such as soil remediation and comprehensive treatment of contaminated sites, ultra-low emission assessment, carbon emission assessment and verification, and carbon emission peak plan preparation, having completed several large-scale environmental assessment projects.
In recent years, CIRP has carried out numerical simulation research of ambient air, groundwater numerical simulation and pollution control research, contaminated site soil pollution control and remediation technology research, and undertaken the technical guide preparation for plume control in major industries of Shanxi Province. The provision of professional equipment and technical personnel enables CIRP to provide environmental protection technical services. It has won some influences and good reputation in the industry and has been commended by the former Ministry of Environmental Protection and the provincial and municipal environmental protection departments for many times, and honored twice the National Top Ten Outstanding Environmental Assessment Institutions.