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.
In order to develop the existing Territorial monitoring system for atmospheric air, Tatarstan ecologists continue to study the best practices of Russian and foreign countries. Today the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan held a meeting with representatives of the TION Group of Companies. During the meeting, Aleksandr Shadrikov emphasized that one of the largest monitoring networks operated, and summary calculations of air pollution were applied in the Republic of Tatarstan.
“Kind Heart” campaign to collect things and toys for low-income families has started in Naberezhnye Chelny. The charity event is held on the initiative of the environmental movement “Garbage. No. More. Naberezhnye Chelny” as part of the environmental project “Eco Assets” with support of the Prikamskiy Territorial Administration of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Department of Education and Youth Affairs of the Executive Committee of Naberezhnye Chelny.
Environmental lesson on topic: “Separate garbage collection” was conducted for students of the Kazan Cadet School - Boarding named after B.K. Kuznetsov. At the lecture, activists of the “Will Be Clean” environmental youth movement and specialists from the Central Territorial Administration spoke about the importance of separate waste collection.
Today, a working meeting of the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan Aleksandr Shadrikov and the Mayor of the city Aydar Metshin with a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly Gennady Emelyanov was held at the Nizhnekamsk City Hall. This was reported by the press service of the Nizhnekamskiy district.