Ecological inspection, control and monitoring
Environment protection in the Russian Federation is vested upon Division for state ecological control under Moscow Department for Environmental Management and Protection. The main law regulating activities of companies and enterprises in natural resources management and ecology is Federal Law No. 7-FZ dated January 10, 2002 “On environment protection”.
The Division is aimed at regional state ecological supervision, state control over greenery, state control over protection and rational management of urban soils, state control over the environmental expertise legislation observance, licensing control over licensing requirements observance by licensees, engaged in collection, storage, processing and sales of ferrous and nonferrous metals.