The Minister for Ecology Artem Sidorov familiarized with implementation of the ecological program of “Nizhnekamskneftekhim”
9 October 2013, Wednesday
The Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan Artem Sidorov visited “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” OAO in the framework of a business trip. The Minister inspected biological waste treatment facilities of the company, where at present a new air pollution control station is being accepted for operation. It is a fifth such facility in the automated system for air monitoring of “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” OAO — four of them are located along the perimeter of the territory of the joint-stock company and in the sanitary protection zone. Moreover, Artem Sidorov familiarized with implementation of nature protection events at the closed and actual landfills, and at buffer pond on the stream Strelochny log.
Then a meeting of the Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan Artem Sidorov with Director General of the joint-stock company Oleg Nesterov took place at “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” OAO, in the course of which it was acknowledged that in spite of considerable recent augmentation of overall production, specific discharges of hazardous substances into the air and the amount of purified wastewaters, discharged into water bodies, have considerably decreased. During the ecological program (2007-2013) the company has implemented 244 nature protection events. Besides automated system for air pollution monitoring, the company has also arranged the same system for control of wastewaters at plants manufacturing styrole, polyester resin, and monomer isoprene. The information from observational stations is obtained in online mode and transferred not only to the security department, but also to the “video-wall” of the central dispatching office where the information on the results of analyses and on the state of each plume is transferred.
The Minister for Ecology Artem Sidorov acknowledged the company’s extent of work in the field of nature protection and implementation of modern ecological technologies, in particular, for cleaning of buffer ponds and reconstruction of the actual landfill for waste dumping.
During the citywide paper collection campaign, Chelny pupils collected 40 tons of paper. The pupils of 34th school, who collected almost 14 tons of waste paper, became the leaders of the environmental competition. The second place was taken by 25th school (13 tons), the third place - school No. 32 (10,460 tons).
Non-profit organizations registered no later than one year before the deadline for applications can be participants in the competition. Applications are accepted until November 25, 2019. Details on the website https: //xn--80afcdbalict6afooklqi5o.xn--p1ai/public/contest/index.
A meeting with pupils of secondary school No. 60 of Naberezhnye Chelny was held in the Prikamskiy Territorial Administration of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan. Environmentalists familiarized pupils with a specialized inspection of analytical control. During the tour, participants were able to observe the study of the quality of wastewater, the children were shown the operation of instruments for measuring various physical parameters of the environment.
Employees of the Northern Territorial Administration of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan conducted an environmental literacy lesson for children of kindergarten No. 10 “Romashka” in Kukmor. Classes were held in the form of conversations, games, creative events. “Children should understand that ecology is not only cleanups on the appointed day and cleaning of landfills on the beaches, in the forest. But the most interesting science and lifestyle, valuable knowledge about the fauna and flora, the joy of communicating with the world of animals and plants, the ecologists noted.