According to the environmental legislation currently in effect in the Russian Federation, whose main provisions are set out in the following documents (as in effect as of Q4-2019): 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 23 November 1995 and order No. 372 of the State Environmental Protection Committee (Goskomekologiya) of Russia “On Approval of the Regulations on Environmental Impact Assessment of Intended Business and Other Activities in the Russian Federation” dated 16 May 2000, terms of reference (ToR) for the development of the Environmental Impact Assessment section are currently being drafted. Approval of the ToR is scheduled for 14 April 2019.
Purposes and facilities covered by the planned activities:
The goal of the draft is revamping of berths Nos. 1 and 2 of the oil terminal in Primorsk. Within the project’s implementation it is planned to replace mooring posts Nos. 1–4, 7–14, upgrade the marine loading arms Nos. 1 and 2 and to upgrade the existing quick-release mooring hooks.
Location: Primorsk, Vyborg District, Leningrad Region.
Public debate type and ways of submitting objections and proposals:
The ToR for development of the Environmental Protection Measures, Including Environmental Impact Assessment are available for review at Transneft Primorsk Port’s premises, Primorsk, Vyborg District, Leningrad Region, tel. 8(81378)78-778 and on Transneft Primorsk Port’s website http://primorsk.transneft.ru in the Media Center section, see News of the Company.
To ensure due consideration of the public opinion, suggestions concerning the development of the ToR for the formulation of the Environmental Protection Measures, Including Environmental Impact Assessment section can be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication.
Suggestions and comments marked “Draft ToR for the development of Environmental Protection Measures, Including EIA” should be sent to the following addresses:
1. Transneft Primorsk Port, Primorsk, Vyborg District, Leningrad Region, 188910, the Russian Federation, tel.: 8 (81378) 78-778, fax: 8 (81378) 78-720;
Customer: Transneft Primorsk Port, located in Primorsk, Vyborg District, Leningrad Region, 188910, the Russian Federation. Tel.: 8(81378) 78-720;
General Design Contractor: Giprotruboprovod Institute for Trunk Pipeline Design, 24 Vavilova Str., Bldg. 1, Moscow, 119334, telephone: 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 timeframe for environmental impact assessment: Q4 2019.