11th Ministers of Environment Meeting was hold in Inari, Finland these days. The Archangelsk CHPP, the Kondopoga Pulp and Paper Plant as well as Nenets system of mercury wastes utilization were eliminated from the list of “Hot Spots” of the Barents region on the ground of decision of the working Group on Environment and expert’s report. As a result, the abovementioned list includes now only 36 “hot spots”. Finland has shifted chairmanship in the working Group on Environment to Russia for the next two years .

Posted by: 12 December 2013