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Russian Environmental Law - an Overview For Business.

Ratsiborinskaya, Daria;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Country: Netherlands
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markdownabstractRussia has carried out major environmental policy reforms during its transition period since the early 1990s, including with respect to global issues such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and ozone layer depletion. In view of these changes, this chapter provides a brief overview of current (and forthcoming) Russian environmental law as applicable to businesses operating in Russia. By touching upon the main difficulties that investors may face, e.g., environmental charges and fines, implementation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure, this chapter may assist businesses to seek out and share experiences of best practices, p...
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 The Law 'On Environmental Protection' (Об охране окружающей среды, 2002) (the Environmental Protection Law)  The Law 'On Ecological Expertise' (Об экологической экспертизе, 1995)  The Law 'On Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-Being of the Population' (О санитарно-эпидемиологическом багополучии населения, 2001)  The Law 'On Specially Protected Areas' (Об особо охраняемых природных территориях, 1995)  The Law 'On the Protection of Lake Baikal' (Об охране озера Байкал, 1998)  The Law 'On Air Protection' (Об охране атмосферного воздуха, 1999)  The Law 'On Waste of Production and Consumption' (Об отходах производства и потребления, 1998)  The Law 'On Hydrometeorological Service' (О гидрометеорологической службе, 1998)

46 The Russian text of the Code can be found at the website of the Ministry of Natural Resources <www.gov.mnr.ru>.

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