As of 1 January 2021, organisations operating major hazard facilities are to develop the emergency response plans, required by the law, in accordance with a revised procedure. The adoption of the revised procedure will not impact the existing emergency response plans which are to remain valid and are to be revised only in cases, provided by the revised procedure.
As of 2021 organisations that operate stationary emission sources and/or discharge wastewater into water bodies and/or generate wastes and perform waste disposal operations are required to pay environmental pollution fees subject to the revised rates.
As of 2021, the environmental pollution fee rates are to be paid following the respective rates set for 2018 by Decree 913 of 13 September 2016 with the application of the coefficient that is equal 1.08.
As of 28 April 2020, organisations operating buildings or structures that are subject to a Fire Safety Declaration (FSD) have to register the FSD in accordance with the adopted procedure.
The competent authority responsible for registering FSDs is the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MCHS) of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Transport of Russia, the competent authority for the implementation in the Russian Federation of the provisions of the European Agreement on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) has decided to extend the validity of certificates related to dangerous goods transportation. This decision was made in connection with the emerging epidemiological situation, as well as taking into account the provisions of multilateral agreement M324 to ADR.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation issued a Letter informing about the extension of the deadline for the submission of chemical inventory.
The deadline for the submission has been moved from 1 May 2020 to 1 August 2020.