At the Baikal water forum discussed the new system of waste management

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnoviene environmental water forum opens in Irkutsk. Archival photoAt the Baikal water forum discussed the new system of waste management© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnov

A new system of waste management were discussed by the members of the interagency round table on water Baikal forum in Irkutsk, the press service of the government of Irkutsk region.

The second international Baikal environmental water forum (BMMF) completed its work in Irkutsk. He gathered about a thousand participants from Russia and 32 foreign countries. On the grounds of the plenary meetings and thematic sessions were held for two days. The participants discussed issues of international cooperation in the field of preservation of unique lake ecosystems, the development of the Angara region in inbound tourism, impact of climate change on the water balance and ecological condition of the Baikal natural territory.

«Interdepartmental round table with the Deputy Minister of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Ivan Valentina, environmental authorities from 12 regions and representatives of the Supervisory authorities was devoted to the transition to the new system in the field of waste management», — said the press service.

The Ministry of natural resources of the region have signed a cooperation agreement with JSC «National information system» in the development and implementation on the territory of Baikal monitoring system of potentially hazardous objects. The resolution of the forum included 53 points. Recommendations and appeals of the document addressed to the deputies of the State Duma, the RF government, Federal ministries and departments, the Governor of the Irkutsk region, the government and the legislative Assembly of the region.

In closing remarks, the Governor of the Irkutsk region Sergey Levchenko noted that II, BMMF has become an effective platform for constructive dialogue between representatives of government, business and society to tackle environmental problems of lake Baikal.