December 21, 2020
The introduction of environmental technologies will free enterprises from emission charge. Mazhilis approves draft environmental code in first reading
A new draft code provides for the measures to prevent pollution as well as for the responsibility for the restoration of damage to the environment. Members of Mazhilis, the Lower House of the Kazakh Parliament, approved the draft in its first reading.
“Enterprise either negatively affects the environment and pays for this with annually increasing environmental fees, or introduces the best most advanced available technology and gets rid of the polluter image as well as exempt from emission charge…”, – Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Kazakh Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources.