Yamal will clear the debris from half a century ago

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Kharasaveyskoe gas condensate, mestorozhdeniia: Gazprom

Authorities in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YANAO) in 2019 will start to clean up kharasaveiskoe gazokondensatnogo field on the Yamal Peninsula. It is reported TASS with reference to the Governor of the YNAO Dmitry Artyukhov, who spoke at meeting at the Plenipotentiary of the President in Uralsk Federal district (UrFO).

The head of the region noted that this site was a large village of geologists, formed during the first wave of intensive development of the Yamal Peninsula in the 1960-1970-ies. As a result, there accumulated production waste, the so — called objects of accumulated damage due to the fact that in that period did not exist such strict environmental standards in the development of hydrocarbon deposits.

Artyukhov said that over the last five years in the framework of environmental projects in the YNAO was cleared 16 kilometres of river channels in the Arctic zone, and the authorities do not intend to dwell on it.

“We have an ambitious goal — to bring to 99 percent of the water quality in the region through construction and modernization of sewage treatment plants, this year we had a tripling of funds for this purpose. As a result, in addition to the investment programs themselves utility companies in major cities we have built and commissioned 29 modular water treatment units that now are in the process of commissioning. During the winter-spring of this procedure will end, and in small towns and villages completely solve the problem of wastewater treatment plants”, — he said, adding that over the last ten years in the district was a reduction of harmful emissions by 44 percent.

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