Pursuant to applicable Russian environmental legislation whose main provisions are set out in the following documents (as amended as of Q3 2018): the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Federal Law No. 7-FZ “On Environmental Protection” dated 10 January 2002, Federal Law No.174-FZ “On Environmental Appraisal” dated of 23 November 1995, Order No. 372 of the State Environmental Protection Committee (Goskomekologiya) "On Approval of the Regulation on Environmental Impact Assessment for Intended Business and Other Activities in the Russian Federation", dated 16 May 2000 the Terms of reference (TOR) for the development of the Environmental Impact Assessment section are currently under development. The approval of the TOR is scheduled for 22 November 2018.
Goals and objects of the intended activity:
The goal of the project is reconstruction of berths No. 1 and 2 of the oil loading terminal in the town of Primorsk. The project implies replacing mooring posts No. 1 to 4 and No. 7 to 14, upgrading loading arms at berths No. 1 and 2 and upgrading the existing quick release mooring hooks.
Location: Primorsk, Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Region.
Type of public debate and submission of comments and suggestions:
The draft TOR for the development of Environmental Protection Measures, Including Environmental Impact Assessment, can be found at the following address: Transneft Primorsk Port LLC, Primorsk, Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Region; phone: 8 (81378) 78-778, and on the official website of Transneft Primorsk Port: in the News of the Company subsection of the Media Centre section.
In order to ensure that public opinion is duly taken into account, suggestions concerning the development of the TOR for the development of the Environmental Protection Measures, Including Environmental Impact Assessment section will be accepted for consideration within 30 days from the date of this publication.
Please send your suggestions (adding the following mark: “Draft TOR for the development of the Environmental Protection Measures, Including Environmental Impact Assessment”) to the following addresses:
1. Transneft Primorsk Port LLC, Primorsk, Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Region 188910; phone: 8 (81378) 78-778, fax: 8 (81378) 78-720;
Customer: Transneft Primorsk Port, LLC; located at Primorsk, Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Region 188910; phone: 8 (81376) 78-720;
General Design Contractor: Giprotruboprovod Institute for Trunk Pipeline Design, JSC located at: 24/1, Vavilova Street, 119334 Moscow; phone: 8 (495) 950-86-50, 950-86-79, fax 8 (495) 174-25-67.
Body responsible for holding the public debate: administration of Vyborg municipal district of Leningrad Region.
Estimated time to conduct the environmental impact assessment: Q4 2018 - Q1 2019.