Putin instructed to adjust the borders of the water protection zone of lake Baikal

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnowii. Archival photoPutin instructed to adjust the borders of the water protection zone of lake Baikal© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnov

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government together with the governments of the Irkutsk region and Buryatia to complete the adjustment of the boundaries of water protection zone of lake Baikal up to March 2018, stated in the list of instructions following direct line with Vladimir Putin, held on June 15.

«The government of the Russian Federation jointly with the government of the Irkutsk region and the government of the Republic of Buryatia taking into account the earlier instructions to complete the adjustment of the boundaries of water protection zone of lake Baikal in order to ensure the viability of the population within the boundaries of the Central ecological zone of the Baikal natural territory and tourism development. The term -1 March 2018», — stated in the instructions, published on the Kremlin website.

Responsible appointed Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the Governor of Irkutsk region Sergey Levchenko, acting head of Buryatia Alexey Tsydenov.

Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a straight line promised the people of Olkhon island on lake Baikal to be considered together with environmental organizations, the question of amendments to applicable environmental laws. A resident of the island told the President about the problems with the roads, complained about the quality of drinking water on the island, the lack of filtration and severe limitations for proper use of forest and fields, including, for range cattle.

The Minister of natural resources Sergey Donskoy said earlier that the Ministry began preparations for the delimitation of the water protection zone of lake Baikal that will improve the situation of life of the inhabitants of the island of Olkhon and the lake shore.

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