Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold on Thursday a meeting on the ecological situation in the city of Usolye-Siberian the Irkutsk region and will meet with the acting head of the region Igor Kobzev, told journalists the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
"Talking about ecology, talking about the meeting on the situation in the city of Usolye-Siberian. It's in the Irkutsk region. The initiator of the meeting was the acting Governor of the Irkutsk region Igor Kobzev. This was a fairly troubled town, there were many enterprises of the chemical, they were very harmful emissions, it's all stockpiled, and it all happens in the last decades, it is somewhere in the 40-50 (years - ed.)", - said Peskov.
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 Ministry of economic development proposes to create a special interdepartmental working group to attract investments in sustainable development projects in Russia, said Tuesday the press service of the Ministry.
Sustainable development is the process of the development of civilization to meet the needs of the present generation, but at the same time not compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The concept of sustainable development is the need to balance between addressing socio-economic issues and environmental conservation.
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.
Forest fires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district to 14 thousand hectares, the total area of natural fires in the region is close to 30 thousand hectares, according to the website of the government of Yugra.
"According to the Department of subsoil use and natural resources of Ugra for the last day in the Ugra registered 18 fires area of 4 thousand hectares. there Are 19 forest fires... with an area of 14.2 thousand hectares, including seven localized", - stated in the message.
Experts put out a fire at an unauthorized dump in the town of Karabulak in Ingushetia, occurred in the afternoon on Saturday, according to the regional Ministry of environment.
Earlier it was reported that on Saturday in Karabulak lit up unauthorized dump. Area fire was about three acres, extinguish, filling up with clay. Among the versions of the fire are considered spontaneous combustion under the thick layers of debris subjected to high temperatures and arson.
A large forest fire that occurred near two neighboring cities and the Soviet Yugorsk in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, localized, said on Saturday the regional emergency Department.
On the morning of Tuesday, the Agency reported that about hundreds of natural rescuers liquidated the fire area of 20 hectares, which spread towards the town of Yugorsk and the Soviet.
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 amount of the fine "Norilsk Nickel" size 147,7 billion corresponds to the damage to the Arctic nature after a spill of diesel fuel in Norilsk, said the head of Rosprirodnadzora Svetlana Radionova.
One of the storage tanks of diesel fuel at TPP-3 (owned by JSC "NTEK", a member of the group Norilsk Nickel) Norilsk may 29 was damaged due to the subsidence of the supports of the Foundation, there was an emergency with a leak about 21 thousand tons of fuel. Norilsk Nickel believes the main cause of the accident, the warming in the permafrost, which resulted in the movement of the supports under the fuel tanks.
Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed the decree on creation of the reserve "Bear island" in Yakutia, the press service of the Cabinet.
It is noted that the reserve will encompass the estuary of the river Kolyma and tundra landscapes in the Indigirka-Kolyma lowland, the archipelago of Bear island and the surrounding waters of the East Siberian sea. Its area is over 800 thousand hectares.
The Ministry of natural resources of the Omsk region reported that water samples from the river discovered the om content of oil, began an administrative investigation, told reporters on Saturday in a press-service of the government of Omsk region.
The message about oily spots on the river Omi appeared in the community "Emergency Omsk" Vkontake. The Ministry of natural resources and ecology of Omsk region reported that information about the appearance of oily spots received 26 June at 20:20.
In the state Duma has developed a bill on the processing of expired food products into animal feed and fertilizers, the draft law was sent to relevant ministries for official opinions, told RIA Novosti the head of the Duma Committee on ecology and environmental protection Vladimir burmatov.
The bill text is available to RIA Novosti.
The bill, which requires companies to have a plan oil spill contingency and funding will be submitted to the Duma in June, said Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko.
"This bill passed by the state Duma in the first reading, we have prepared amendments for the second reading. They all agreed, and we bring them to the government on legislative activities Monday, June 22, before the meeting of the government Thursday, June 25, and introduced to the state Duma. In this session, we will ensure the adoption of such proposals," - said Abramchenko during an online meeting with the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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.
A marine buffer zone adjacent to terrestrial areas of the national Park "Beringia", to create in Chukotka, said the establishment of the world day of oceans.
8th June is world oceans day. It is intended to remind humanity about the critical role of the oceans for the planet and life in General. Purpose world oceans day is to inform people about the human impact on the oceans, the mobilization of global civil movement in his defense.
Calculation of damages from a spill of diesel fuel at TPP-3 in Norilsk will depend on what quantity of oil will be able to collect during the operation on elimination of consequences of the accident, said the head Rosprirodnadzora Svetlana Radionova, the TV channel "Russia 24".
"The calculation of damages depends on how much we are now able to collect oil products from water areas and from contaminated soil. Further according to a method approved by the Ministry of natural resources, we believe the amount, I'm not going to say a specific amount," said Radionova.
Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko instructed to establish a working group to prepare a bill requiring owners of industrial enterprises to eliminate the consequences of the negative impact on the environment after decommissioning, its conservation or liquidation, the text of the order is available to RIA Novosti.
According to the instructions, the bill should be drafted by June 22 of this year.
Tourism in the regions of the Russian Arctic in the near future will not be a mass, said Deputy Minister of nature and environment of the Russian Federation Elena Panova.
"Mass tourism in the Arctic in the near future will not. In order to move in this direction and reach impressive achievements, we must consider some components when creating the strategy of economic development of the Arctic zone", - she said, speaking at the online event "Arctic tourism - new challenges for business".
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".
Financial statements Ministry for 2019 contains errors of 118.2 million rubles, the Ministry also low cash execution of the budgets of projects, including national, said the press service of the accounting chamber.
"Because of deficiencies in the accounting organization of the Ministry a number of important facts were reflected in the accounting records violations. This has led to significant distortions of financial statements. The total sum of facts of economic activities of 2019, the reflected violations amounted to 118.2 million rubles," – are reported words of the auditor Mikhail.