Members of National Parliament of the Republic of Belarus appreciated environmental activities of BMZ
At the beginning of March the members of Chamber of Representatives of National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on ecology, nature management and Chernobyl disaster held the meeting on practical environmental activities of BMZ under National Legislation.
Being a big metallurgical enterprise, BMZ cannot avoid the environmental impact. Being aware of this fact, the management of BMZ carries out the regular works intended for minimization of environmental impact by using up-to-date technologies. The members of Committee were personally convinced of this fact after visiting Shops, modernized facilities. For example, the de-dusting plant-1 is one of the global ecological projects of 2014. By the way, BMZ has invested a lot into the ecological projects in recent years. In 2014, the current environmental costs of BMZ were BYB 287 billion.
The members of Committee noted that the possibility to inspect all activities of BMZ and its environmental impact is like to look at problems of the enterprise and all the region from the inside.
“The main goal of our visit at BMZ is to learn the law enforcement practice of those bills that we are controlling at Chamber of Representatives. BMZ is one of the biggest enterprises of Belarus where thousands of people work. That why, the members of Committee, that are deputies and representatives of all regions of Belarus, are interested in the ecological part of production, and they, as lawmakers, are ready to help to develop the enterprise further”, - noted Sergei M. Kanoplitch, Chairman of Chamber of Representatives of National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Ecology, Nature Management and Chernobyl Disaster.
During the negotiations, the parliamentarians could put their questions to A.N. Savenok, General Director of BMZ, E.L. Apanasuk, Deputy General Director for Personnel, V.V. Efimenko, Deputy Chief-Engineer for Labour Safety, Industrial Safety and Environmental Safety, A.N. Pankovets, Director of UE “BMZ-Ecoservis”. The workers addressed the request to the members of Committee to settle legislative questions concerning taxation, recycling and utilization of some types of wastes.