Source: the name of the new head of Rosprirodnadzor will be known on 4 July

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoracconti. Archival photoSource: the name of the new head of Rosprirodnadzor will be known on 4 July© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The name of the new head of the Federal service for supervision of natural resources (subordinated to the Ministry of environment) will be known on July 4 when the vacation incumbent Artem Sidorov, told RIA Novosti senior source in the Ministry.

On Thursday at the relevant meeting in Irkutsk the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika criticized the work of Rosprirodnadzor in the fight against violations in the trade of waste. According to him, the Federal service «is not adequately provided for environmental impact assessment».

«The current head of Artem Sidorov, is on vacation until July 5. Expected that on 4 July we will know the name of the new leader, who will also become a Deputy Minister. Currently, the interim Director is Amirkhan Amirkhanov,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier media reports as possible candidates for the position of head of the Supervisory authority, in addition to called Amirkhanov, Deputy head of Rostekhnadzor Svetlana Rodionov, Deputy presidential envoy in the Urals Federal district Alexander Kaliberda, the Prosecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district Alexander Gerasimenko.

Artem Sidorov head of Rosprirodnadzor in September 2015. Before he was five years led the Ministry of ecology and natural resources of Tatarstan.