Ministry of Russia in 2017 will allocate to 1.69 billion roubles for the liquidation caused the Arctic environmental damage. About the Agency TASS told the head of Department Sergey Donskoy.
Cleaning will be carried out in the framework of the national project "Clean country".
In particular, the clean-up projects will be implemented on the Land of Franz-Joseph in the floodplains of the Creek Kuznetsov in the Arkhangelsk region, in Yakutia.
Will also be implemented reclamation of solid waste landfill in Nanyang Mare in the region.
It is noted that for the period from 2012 to 2015 in the Arctic was disposed of 40 thousand tons of waste, reclaimed 200 hectares of land. Pilot region cleanup in the Arctic was the Land of Franz Joseph, where recycled 44% of waste accumulated.