(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Irkutsk, 2 September: An ecological commission from the Natural Resource Ministry is to give a negative report on a project to build the Angarsk-Daqing pipeline, a ministry representative said.
The report being prepared does not find either of the options for the construction of the pipeline to be acceptable, Deputy Natural Resource Minister Kirill Yankov said during a meeting with ecologists in Irkutsk.
One option has the pipeline running through the Tunkinskiy National Park and the other - along the shore of Lake Baykal. Yankov noted that in the event of a leak it would not be possible to react quickly …