Liability for the pollution of lake Baikal are planning to tighten

Irkutsk, June 28, 2018, 07:46 — REGNUM regulatory authorities should tighten supervision over the implementation of legislation on waste production and consumption. The increased attention paid to placement, collection and disposal of waste. This was on the Board of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, which took place on 28 June in the Irkutsk region, said the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yuri Chaika, reported IA REGNUM in the press service of the Supervisory authority.

He noted that the situation “remains extremely challenging” and “requires concerted action by all authorized agencies.” Also, according to Chaika, serious concern objects of accumulated environmental damage. In particular, we are talking about the Baikal pulp and paper mill, which was stopped in 2013. The attorney General said that until the completion of execution of the state program of reclamation of waste at the enterprise remained only two years, but the actual waste management to date have not started.

So, at the end of the College main office on supervision of observance of the Federal legislation of the Prosecutor General was instructed together with the Ministry of natural resources and Rosprirodnadzor to prepare regulatory proposals that equate the dumping of hazardous wastewater in a reservoir for waste disposal. As noted by the first Deputy Russian Prosecutor General Alexander Buksman, who was quoted “Interfax”, prosecutors must take personal control of the fact of dumping of waste into lake Baikal and to respond criminal charges.

Let us add that only on the Baikal natural territory according to the measures of prosecutorial response eliminated 250 illegal dumps, which housed more than 125 thousand cubic meters of waste.
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