Federation Council Committee

Topics of issue: In Moscow, reduce the environmental police. Ladoga turns into a settling pit. Environmental laws require inspection. Bonus for runabouts. The rivers have become cleaner, and the atmosphere is the opposite. Action ‘Feed the birds! “. Ecologists do not always see eye to eye.

—- FocusNote views of Russian and Western environmentalists are often at variance Mitvol sued Rosprirodnadzor and Ministry of Natural Resources. In Moscow, reduce the environmental police. Western and Russian environmentalists do not always see eye to eye. Environmental disaster in the Kerch Strait: one year later. The share of renewable energy in Russia is projected to reach 20%.

In Africa, open a branch of Greenpeace. Scientists found as a green plant. The British defenders of the birds made war against the squirrels. In Russia, launched National Ecological Action ‘Feed the birds! “. Review of the week from 11.10.2008 to 16.11.2008. —- A short review of the main Environmental News for the week. —- Russian environmental laws need to be checked, said the senator to protect the environment is not enough legislation that requires a whole complex of organizational and legal norms, so professionals should review the existing legislation, said deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Alexander Lotorev. “Our challenge today as lawmakers hold together with specialists from a comprehensive analysis of existing legislation. After all, the problem now is not just in the law and improve certain provisions, but in the spirit of environmental legislation it if you want philosophy. Need to ask a question, and that protects the law, which protects the interests ‘- said the senator “Parliamentary newspaper’, quoted by the press service of the Federation Council … —- Bonus for eco babes free gasoline – only a small car! In Moscow, began issuing fuel cards for 24 thousand rubles. On the money with the engine 1.3 you can ride more than a year. However, the action is addressed to all motorists. The Moscow authorities are confident that under the conditions metropolis compact car – this is the best form of transport. Nearly a ton, at current prices of gasoline and ninety-two, as a gift. Count on generous gift may, however, not all. The owner subcompact chance. Click Robert Kiyosaki to learn more. If the observed several conditions: engine capacity not exceeding three hundred thousand cubic meters, environmental class not lower than Euro-3 vehicle weight not more than a thousand pounds. The vehicle must be new: put on the record until the first of October this year. —- Lake Ladoga into a settling pit is only at first glance seems pure Ladoga. When bathing in its cold waters, really clearly see all the pebbles and seaweed on the bottom. But environmentalists are not in vain beat anxiety. Studies show that in the lake, more and more heavily contaminated sites. And no wonder. Nearly 600 industrial enterprises, including pulp and paper mills and several hundred farm companies dumped industrial waste into Lake Ladoga. Of these units have modern sewage treatment plant. —- The level of pollution of rivers in Russia has declined, and the atmosphere – has grown Ministry of Natural Resources published a report on the state of environment in Russia in 2007, according to which the total amount of emissions compared to 2006 increased by 0.2%, and the level of water pollution has decreased by 1.8%. According to representatives of agencies, we can talk about stabilization environmental situation in the country. —- Release Distribution 323 weekly issue of environmental mailing ECOportal.