Trutnev said the need of zoning the ports of Primorye

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The Plenipotentiary of the RF President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev said the need for zoning of ports in Primorye in order to provide a more environmentally friendly cargo handling.

«Ports should be zoned to take into account the interests of the residents. To make the charcoal we had spread out along the coast, without modern methods of overload with a large environmental burden on communities, on people, and to concentrate different types of goods at different points, to ensure that they overload (so) that people don’t bother and not pollute,» said Trutnev at a meeting in Vladivostok on developing port infrastructure and infrastructure ITC «Primorye-2».

Previously, the Internet has caused a strong reaction videos of local residents, which is seen as a black film covers the waters of the Bay of Vrangel. In the Department of Rosprirodnadzor after verification on the spot reported that the major contamination is not discovered and provided video of the area. Experts said that contaminated the coastline, taken samples of the substance. A local resident told RIA Novosti that the coal dust could settle on the bottom. The office started daily raids in places of reloading of coal at the ports of Nakhodka and Vostochny. Later the reviewer found the new pollution in the Bay.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Prosecutor General’s office and the Ministry of environment to take action to bring the work of the port of Nakhodka in compliance with environmental regulations. About the problem with the dust in the city because of the coal handling in the port of the head of state in the direct line June 15, 2017, said the boy from Nakhodka. The regional authorities reported that stevedores are purchasing dust suppression system and reduce the volume of transshipment of coal in the winter. The presidential aide Konstantin Chuichenko instructed by next winter to provide clean air for the residents of the Findings.

The power of the region has signed agreements with nine stevedores Findings on comprehensive measures to reduce harmful effects on the environment during coal handling. The problem also is interested in Greenpeace, which has sent an appeal to the Ministry of natural resources and the state office of public Prosecutor with the request to solve the pollution problem of coal dust in Nakhodka.

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