NOVOKUIBYSHEVSK, March 15 (Itar-Tass) —— During a meeting with Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev, representatives of the Council on development of institutes of civil society and human rights and ecologists passed to the president their suggestions on major directions of the ecology policy of the country, head of the council Mikhail Fedotov said on Thursday.
The president supported our idea that it is necessary to adopt basic directions of the ecology policy, and the government drafted a document. The president said he would consider suggestions of the council during adoption of the document, Fedotov told reporters.
He added that the council had passed to the president a big report on the topic.
“The suggestions are on various spheres, for example, we have suggest starting work on the Russian Federation’s Ecology Code. The president doubted the decision is right but it is worth considering,” Fedotov said.
The meeting participants also discussed restoration of public ecology expertise, he added.