St Petersburg’s landmark cathedral to get patriarchal statusSociety & Culture April 28, 3:07
Russians to be proud of its F1 racer Daniil Kvyat - Toro Rosso principalSport April 28, 3:02
Moscow holds first night rehearsal of Victory Day ParadeMilitary & Defense April 28, 1:18
Russia’s Kvyat expects full-house attendance at 2017 F1 Russia GP in SochiSport April 28, 1:14
Only OPCW investigation can bring up truth on Khan Sheykhun chemical attack — MoscowWorld April 27, 23:37
Kvyat to race at home F1 GP in Sochi with new helmet design depicting him riding torpedoSport April 27, 21:43
Maria Sharapova gets into quarterfinal of tournament in StuttgartSport April 27, 21:16
Russia, Japan to hold bilateral year of culture in 2018World April 27, 20:49
Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow – pragmatism above all elseRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 19:18
WASHINGTOM, June 29 (Itar-Tass) - A Russian inter-departmental delegation led by Boris Morgunov, an aide to the Minister of Economic Development has been studying the U.S. experience in preventing contamination of the environment and elimination of the damage inflicted on the environment in the past, with a particular accent on the applications suitable for the Arctic areas.
The delegation’s week-long trip was held under the auspices of an appropriate workgroup of the Russia-U.S. Presidential Commission.
An official at the Russian Trade Mission in Washington told Itar-Tass delegation members and leading experts of the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, and the Environmental Protection Agency discussed various aspects of averting the chemical contamination of territories and legislative issues of nature conservation and elimination of the past ecological damage.
Several U.S. corporations specializing in the field of environmental technologies showed their technological inventions for cleaning the contaminated territories.
The itinerary of the visit also included familiarization with the experience gained by EPA’s territorial branches, including the ones in New York and Edison, NJ, visits to a number of laboratories and research centers, and a familiarization trip to a site where past ecological damage is being eliminated.
In the course of the visit, an agreement on cooperation between the Ecological Development Technologies technological platform and the U.S. National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology was signed.