Hoteliers settle in the forest

The hotel company is trying to obtain concessions in the construction of hotel infrastructure in the areas of the forest fund. It asks the Ministry of Natural Resources to allow the construction of such facilities on land leased before January 1 of this year. However, experts fear that the relaxations could lead to the development … Read more

The forest is cut down, the sparks do not fly – Kommersant Newspaper No. 81 (7282) of 05/12/2022

The Ministry of Natural Resources intends to allow spraying in protective forests near settlements and financial facilities. Officials believe such a measure will not allow forest fires to spread to homes and businesses. Russia’s Greenpeace insists that logging near residential areas “will inevitably lead to many social conflicts and provoke a wave of popular outrage.” … Read more

Nature will give its own – Kommersant Newspaper No. 60 (7261) of 04/07/2022

The State Duma approved in first reading a bill that removes some existing environmental restrictions “in order to increase the stability of the construction sector in relation to the macroeconomic and foreign policy situation.” If approved by the end of 2024, “priority infrastructure projects” could be built in the Baikal area and other specially protected … Read more

Wood export ban: cheaper building materials will be made :: Money :: RBC Real Estate

How will the restrictions related to the export of timber to the EU and the USA and the suspension of FSC certificates affect the prices for sawn timber in the domestic market – we say together with experts Photo: ilmarinfoto / shutterstock.com In early March, the government temporarily restricted exports from Russia of certain types … Read more