The Baikal International Center for Ecological Research has been created. It allows increased scientific investigations of different integrated problems.
Ecological passports for different enterprises and institutions functioning in the Baikal region have been developed.
Norms of the allowed pollutant impact on the Lake Baikal ecosystem have been developed.
A draft of the Law on Lake Baikal has been worked out and submitted to the State Council.
The technical conditions for Baikal bottled drinking water have been developed, and a patent for its production has been obtained.
A draft of the Federal Target Program of the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant that solves social problems of the town of Baikalsk has been developed.
Microbiological and hydrobiological monitoring of the Lake Baikal ecosystem and its main tributaries is being conducted.
Integrated research of biodiversity in the Lake Baikal ecosystem and in the water bodies of its basin has been considerably expanded.
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