Ministry of Natural Resources considers necessary to take a long-term program to eliminate environmental damage, accumulated over the past decades for its implementation will require about 97 billion rubles, the head of department Sergey Donskoy in the interview "Russia 24" at the XVI International Economic Forum.
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According to Don, now need to accept the document, a 20-year, where the state would determine its plans for a large number of projects related to the liquidation of accumulated environmental damage. The minister stressed that he considers the amount of 97 billion rubles minimum.
"That's the minimum, — said the head of the MEP. — The total amount of damage that had accumulated since the Soviet Union's vast, billions of tons. And it requires technology, requires the use of resources."
He pointed out to the Ministry of Natural Resources is working on several projects elimination of environmental damage in the Far North and Siberia, and also plans to launch several similar projects in the central part of Russia.
Therefore, according to Don, you need a program for the long term, which will determine the plans and projects to clean up the country.
"In addition to this we must start the legislation, which would allow to connect to the project and the business" — said Don. According to him, in the world of business has an active role in the elimination of impurities. Russian businesses have also "nudge, encourage this," said the head of department.
In addition, according to Don, you need to bring to the problem of pollution of civil society. "Without the community without changing the mentality of society, we do nothing," — he concluded.
During SPIEF Natural Resources Minister told RIA Novosti that in early July at the public council will be considered by the Ministry prepared a list of measures to implement the framework environmental policy of the Russian Federation until 2030.
Principles of state policy in the field of ecology in Russia were approved in May of this year. This is the first document of the Russian level, which determines the long-term environmental strategy of the country. The document introduces the mandatory environmental impact assessment of projects proposed on a "presumption of environmental hazards planned economic and other activities," and also includes "prohibiting the implementation of economic and other activities, which are unpredictable consequences for the environment."
Previously reported that the Ministry of Natural Resources has not licensed collection, use and disposal of waste, and create a self-regulatory organization for handling (CPO) and a national waste management reserve for solutions "junk" problems of the country, according to the amendments to the Federal Law "On Production and consumption ", prepared by the Ministry.
The law was passed by the State Duma on 22 May 1998.
According to the text of amendments, the Ministry proposes to create a SRO for waste management, which in turn create a national association of SRO operators of waste management — the operator of a special reserve fund.
National association of SROs should unite more than 50% of all self-regulatory organizations, operators of waste management, the details of which are included in the state register of self-regulatory organizations.
In natsobedinenii formed a special reserve fund, which would provide for the costs of providing new construction, expansion, reconstruction, re-equipment and modernization of existing enterprises for waste management, design and survey works, building standards and regulations, the implementation of investment projects and other capital and other investments, as well as repairing the damage done to the environment. Fund is formed by the mandatory contributions of producers (or importers) products.
At the proposal of the Ministry, the national association has the right to direct the content and ensure its activities do not exceed 5% of the special reserve fund.
Another innovation is the proposal of the Ministry for the removal of land from the property owners fail to fulfill their recultivation heaps and slurry pits.
Plot of land can be forcibly removed from his owner in court, if it is used in violation of the land legislation of the land management requirements, which resulted in a substantial reduction in the fertility of agricultural lands or significant environmental degradation, as well as non-compliance with mandatory work on reclamation of dumps and gold slurry pits.