Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill became the center of environmental innovations discussion
On the basis of the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill a business game for integrated environmental permit obtaining was held on September 26-27 in Novodvinsk. The event was initiated by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation and the Best Available Technologies Bureau.
More than 100 representatives from government, science, business, environmental organizations as well as experts from Norway and Sweden took part in the game.
The Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Complex of Arkhangelsk region Anna Koposova explained that after making changes to the Federal legislation on Protection of Environment the process of the best industry existing technologies adopting had been started. She said that one of the key point is the development of procedures of integrated environmental permits licensing, which large industrial enterprises will receive since 2019.