Protection of nature has always been a focal point for JSC “Sea Port of Saint Petersburg” (SP SPb).
Environmental policy of SP SPb determines the strategy of how the ecological safety of the operations is achieved.
SP SPb sets a range of safeguards to protect ambient air, soil and water resources: controls the compliance with the standards and requirements of environmental and sanitary law, monitors quality of the surface wastewaters and air, keeps record of the volumes of the wastes and the frequency of their removal, constructs local treatment facilities.
SP SPb is constantly controlling composition and volumes of air emissions, monitoring air at the production areas and at the territories adjacent to the enterprise. Besides, amount of emissions from sources under control do not exceed maximum exposure limits.
SP SPb constantly monitors the condition of water protection and shore areas. To decrease the adverse effect of discharge of sewage waters all the new facilities, which are constructed in the framework of development program of the company, are equipped by the local water treatment facilities.
Operations of the port inevitably lead to generation of wastes. Thorough waste management allows to treat the wastes, which didn’t lose their consumption properties, rationally. It saves substantial funds for the company and minimizes damage to the environment.