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Transneft Upper Volga to Release Over Million Young Fish into Oka River in Vladimir Region

Date of publication: 04 July 2018 Print

Transneft Upper Volga is actively implementing a set of environmental measures for artificial breeding of aquatic biological resources. From mid-June to the end of October 2018, the Company plans to release more than 1.225 million sterlet fry into the Oka river in Vladimir Region.

Artificial fish stocking is carried out regularly on a voluntary basis to compensate for the environmental impact on the territories where Transneft Upper Volga operates. High standards of environmental safety and compliance with the requirements of environmental legislation are indispensable for the implementation and operation of all infrastructure projects of Transneft Upper Volga.

The enterprise carries out stocking of water areas annually. In 2017, the Company released more than 800,000 fry into the Cheboksary, Gorky and Uglich reservoirs and the Oka river, including 748,000 sterlet fry, a valuable fish breed.

In its activities, Transneft Upper Volga pays great attention to environmental safety, compliance with the requirements of environmental legislation and the development of a responsible attitude to nature. The Company's Environmental Policy standards are considered in the design, construction and operation of pipeline oil transportation facilities. 

Transneft Upper Volga Press Service