Later, already applied to the Ministry of Natural Resources General Prosecutor of violations of environmental laws, and the amount of damage has grown to 4.2 billion rubles. A preliminary hearing on this lawsuit was to be held on Wednesday, March 5. In turn, appealed to the leadership BPPM Prosecutor General's Office with a request to check the activities of the Ministry of Natural Resources, in charge of the Rosprirodnadzor. In the near future arbitration court of the Irkutsk region consider the claim to the Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill Rosprirodnadzor, which requires the department to reimburse $ 4.2 billion rubles for the damage to Lake Baikal damage as a result of the work without a license for water use. Meanwhile, representatives of Baikal Movement and the NGO "Baikal Environmental Wave, 'March 9 staged in defense of Lake Baikal: ice crosswalk under the slogan' Baikal Baikal Pulp without '. The main requirement protesters – to close a hazardous industry on the shores of Lake Baikal, and in Baikalsk to organize a special economic zone of tourist-recreational type. Lake Baikal – a unique body of water, which is the deepest lake the world and capable of holding 20% of clean drinking water planet.
Lake Baikal is home to 52 species of fish, including the famous Baikal omul. In 1996 Lake Baikal was included in the list of World Natural Heritage by UNESCO. Global Warming inevitable fact that global warming on the planet is inevitable, acknowledged last week once again the Chinese scientists.