The total area of forest fires in 2020 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous area exceeded 40 thousand hectares, which is 10 times higher than a year earlier, according to the Department of subsoil use and natural resources in the region.
According to the Agency, on Wednesday morning, the region has 30 forest fires on the area of 11,3 thousand hectares.
The total area of forest fires in 2020 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district exceeded 38 thousand hectares, currently operates 30 lesions on an area of over 10 thousand hectares, said on Monday on the website of the regional government.
"There are 30 forest fires on the territory of Berezovsky, Konda, Maximalism, October, Samarskogo, Soviet and Urai forestry with an area of 10.2 thousand hectares, of them are localized seven... since the beginning of the fire season in our region was 326 forest fires with a total area of 38.7 thousand hectares", - reported the regional authorities.
Large forest fires put out in the Soviet district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district, where earlier visited heads of EMERCOM and Ministry of natural resources Eugene Zimichev and Dmitry Kobylkin reported on the website of the government of Yugra.
"According to the Department of subsoil use and natural resources of Ugra, the number of operating forest fires in Ugra and their area diminished In the Soviet area completely eliminated all large forest fires", - is spoken in the message.
Investigators began checking on forest fires in two regions of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, which could spread from smoldering after the liquidation of fires, informs regional investigatory management SK the Russian Federation.
According to authorities, since the beginning of fire season in our region was 210 forest fires with a total area of 20.5 thousand hectares. For comparison, in 2019 at this date the total area of natural fires in Ugra was 11 times less. While 90% of fires occurred due to lightning, in the rest of the fires brought the human factor.
The total area of forest fires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district exceeded 20 thousand hectares, said on Friday the regional Department of subsoil use and natural resources.
The Department clarifies that a day in Ugra was six natural fires on the area of 2.4 thousand hectares, and in total, there were 25 forest fires with a total area of 14 thousand hectares.
The Minister of natural resources Dmitry Kobylkin spoke out against the reduction of the environmental requirements for industrial facilities in the context of climate change, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Department.
Previously, the newspaper "Kommersant" reported that deputies of the state Duma suggest to cancel the compulsory state ecological expertise in the construction of the most dangerous objects.
Environmentalists have proposed a 10-fold increase in fines for violation of environmental legislation for citizens: from 1-2 to 10-20 thousand rubles, to fight against spontaneous dumps in the Russian Federation, a letter was sent to the Minister of justice Konstantin Chuichenko signed by a member of the Central Council of all-Russian society of nature protection of Timur Usmanov.
A copy of the letter is also sent to the Minister of natural resources Dmitry Kobylkin.
The access of tourists to the Federal protected natural areas will be open after the lifting of restrictions in the regions where they are located, reported RIA Novosti head of the Ministry of Russia Dmitry Kobylkin.
Earlier, the Minister talked about the possibility of opening protected areas where access was restricted in April in connection with the pandemic of the mers at the end of June.
Ministry of natural resources has asked the Ministry and the government with a proposal for a systematic support of oil service companies, the Agency is also ready to take part in the creation of conditions for the formation of the Fund unfinished oil wells with the use of domestic technologies and equipment, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the head of MPR Dmitry Kobylkin.
"Stable and well-developed oil services sector – the key to efficient development of oil and gas resources. So, of course, we support this initiative. For its part the Ministry of environment asked the Ministry and the government with a proposal for a system support companies providing a broad range of exploration services," said Kobylkin on the question of the establishment of the Fund pending wells to support the oil services industry of the Russian Federation.
The environment Ministry is preparing amendments to the law on subsoil, on the possible holding of electronic auctions of mineral resources, said in an interview with RIA Novosti head of the Ministry Dmitry Kobylkin.
According to the Minister, quarantine measures and a ban on moving between the subjects of the Russian Federation impeded the possibility of participation of applicants in the auction. In this regard, the Committee decided to postpone the holding of these events planned for the near future, at a later period, he recalled.
The bill of Ministry for the liberalization of access to mining on the continental shelf in the Russian Arctic needs substantial study, and speak about the creation of a consortium of subsoil users prematurely, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the head of the Ministry Dmitry Kobylkin.
The ninth of June on the portal of projects of normative legal acts published a draft law prepared by the Ministry, which aims to liberalize access to the shelf of the Arctic and the Pacific ocean from 2021, to be allowed to work for both Russian and foreign companies. However, it is proposed to determine the company agent that will work on behalf of the government, in consortium with other companies wishing to develop offshore areas and to have a blocking stake in the consortium.
The Minister of natural resources of Russia Dmitry Kobylkin has found it necessary to draw the military to the elimination of the consequences of a major oil spill in Norilsk.
"I think only MOE our MOE, maybe with a connection somewhere in the military," said Kobylkin, answering the question of President Vladimir Putin on ways to eliminate the consequences of emergencies. The meeting was broadcast on the TV channel "Russia-24".