The negative conclusion of the public examination on the company's project in the Khabarovsk Territory was transferred to Rosprirodnadzor
The expert commission included representatives of the scientific and expert community of the region, including WWF Russia.
Based on the analysis of design decisions, the expert commission of public environmental expertise concluded that the project documentation "Mining and processing complex at the Kutynskoye field" does not meet the environmental requirements established by the technical regulations and legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of environmental protection, the impact of the planned activities on the environment provided for in the project documentation is unacceptable.
Experts have identified numerous shortcomings of the project documentation in terms of insufficient design and survey work on the site of the proposed activity, the lack or insufficiency of measures to ensure the safety of natural ecosystems, wildlife, soil protection, air and water environment.
On the basis of Article 25, paragraph 2 of the Federal Law "On Environmental Expertise", the materials of the Public Environmental Expertise were sent to the Federal Service for Supervision of Nature Management of the Russian Federation, where the project is currently undergoing State Environmental Expertise.
The Khabarovsk regional branch of the Society also sent a list of its representatives to Rosprirodnadzor to participate as observers in the meetings of the expert commission of the state environmental expertise.
Environmentalists call on Rosprirodnadzor to conduct an objective examination of the Polymetal project and its division of Kutynskoye Mining and Geological Company LLC in the Khabarovsky Province.