• By 2020, the volume of coal production on the Taimyr Peninsula will reach several million tons

  • The coal production on the Taimyr Peninsula by 2020-th years could grow to several million tons, despite the fact that now this resource is produced there in small quantities. About it reports TASS with reference to the member of the energy Committee of the state Duma Victor Zubarev.

    "In the framework of the work on the draft strategy of the Krasnoyarsk Krai for the period up to 2030 we have carefully considered the options for the recovery and development of production of solid fuel in the Arctic territories. On the Taimyr Peninsula is the history and experience of coal mining," said Zubarev. According to him, these perspectives are connected with development of existing and development of new Khatanga and Dickson fields.

    The speed of development and recovery of coal production on the Taimyr Peninsula will depend on the revival of the Northern sea route (NSR) and increase the capacity of port facilities, said the Deputy. Separately, he stressed that the project should be implemented taking into account concerns about the environment of the Arctic zone.

    In November 2016, it was reported that the Taimyr offer to turn into a testing ground for the implementation of programs of ecological monitoring on reproduction and use of biological resources. Scientists have advocated the creation of the Taimyr Peninsula national Park is a national park.


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