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The Federal Target Program “Protection of Lake Baikal and Socio-economic Development of the Baikal Natural Territory for 2012-2020” has been approved by the Government resolution dated 21st August, 2012 No. 847.
The state report on the condition of Lake Baikal is prepared to meet the needs of the state, legal entities, individuals and the global community in the reliable information concerning the condition of Lake Baikal and the Baikal Natural Territory, with consideration of international obligations of the Russian Federation with regard to Lake Baikal as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO.

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Rosgidromet and the Irkutsk Region have concluded an updated cooperation agreement
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Rosgidromet and the Irkutsk Region have concluded an updated cooperation agreement

Rosgidromet (The Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring) and the Government of the Irkutsk Region have concluded an updated agreement on cooperation in the field of hydrometeorology and related fields, including monitoring of the state of the environment and environmental pollution

Published: 05 June 2020
President of the Russian Federation held a meeting on spring floods and wildfire hazard season
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President of the Russian Federation held a meeting on spring floods and wildfire hazard season

On April 27, in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence, Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, held a meeting  via videoconference on the situation with floods and wildfires in the country's regions. The meeting was attended by Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation

Published: 27 April 2020
Russian national parks and nature reserves are getting ready to welcome their future visitors
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Russian national parks and nature reserves are getting ready to welcome their future visitors

On April 23, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation held a meeting via videoconference with the representatives of the specially protected natural areas of federal importance, chaired and supervised by Elena Panova, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. The agenda of the meeting included the discussion of the measures for promotion ecotourism in the coming season and the proposals for overcoming the crisis in the tourism industry caused by COVID-19

Published: 23 April 2020
Dmitry Kobylkin gave the directive to conduct an expert selection of the best practicable waste management technology for Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill (BTsBK) by July 1, 2020
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Dmitry Kobylkin gave the directive to conduct an expert selection of the best practicable waste management technology for Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill (BTsBK) by July 1, 2020

Following a series of business meetings and discussions, Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, pointed to the need to promptly launch the waste management operations at the facilities of OAO (OJSC) Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill

Published: 22 April 2020
The Government has approved the amendments to the law concerning the protection of Lake Baikal
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The Government has approved the amendments to the law concerning the protection of Lake Baikal

Government has approved the draft law which allows setting the borderlines of settlements situated on the lands of the forest reserve near Lake Baikal

Published: 18 March 2020
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