This event, which was held to fulfill the instructions of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, on July 13, 2020, had a videoconferencing format. The main item on the agenda was the introduction of proposals for adjustment to the Ecology national project.
Sergey Chernin, having analyzed the current waste disposal situation in Russia in his report and told about the Corporation's experience in solving problems related to the elimination of Negative Environmental Impact, said:
“Our proposal is a clear and legislative settlement of issues regarding differentiation of capital and non-capital construction facilities, a list of necessary state examinations, transition to modern earth sounding technologies when making a decision to include objects of environmental damage accumulated in the appropriate register and choose optimal technical solutions to elimination at the pre-project and survey stages, a list of standard solutions and equipment used for eliminating objects of environmental damage accumulated, a strict pricing policy for reclamation and elimination of objects of accumulated damage in order to make rational use of budget funds.”
According to the Komsomolskaya Pravda news agency https://www.nnov.kp.ru/online/news/3953078/, Gleb Nikitin, the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, under whose leadership the meeting was held, emphasized that it is necessary to take into account the current harm to people's health when choosing projects.
“The main task is to create a comfortable environment for life,” said Gleb Nikitin, adding that the regions of Russia may send their priority proposals for adjusting the Ecology national project until August 15.