ENVIRONMENATAL POLICY OF JSC TGC (TGC-13)

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APPROVED

by the Board of Directors of
JSC “
Yenisei TGC (TGC
-
13)


Minutes No.
10/08 dated 14.11.2008
















ENVIRONMENATAL POLICY

OF
JSC
“YENISEI
TGC (TGC
-
13)


























2008



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1. Introduction



The
Environmental Policy
is a declarati
on by
the
top management of general intents and
development lines complying with priority environment protection lines.

The system of actions and measures implemented by management bodies, structural
subdivisions, officials and employees of the Company in

the field of nature management and
environmental protection is an integral part of the Company's strategic vision aimed at successful
and continuous reduction of environmental impact and compliance with laws and regulations.

The Company is fully aware of
the risk of negative impact on all environmental
components as a result of its production activities, the Company management assuming the
following obligations for the above risks reduction and prevention:



to carry out basic and auxiliary production proces
ses in accordance with the federal and
regional environmental legislation requirements using international legal norms and other
companies' best practices,



to provide for energy and resource efficiency at all stages of the production process and
be respons
ible for environmental protection during development,



to take managerial and investment decisions with due regard for environmental
priorities, economic and social factors,



to aim at priority implementation of the best available technologies as compared to

measures for
minimization

of negative environmental consequences of
the equipment
operation
currently in place (with due regard for feasibility study),



to continuously improve the processes of nature protection activities management,



to aim at openness a
nd availability of environmental information
.

The
Environmental Policy
is equally aimed at formation of favourable conditions for the
business strategy implementation and the Company's reputation promotion
.


2. Scope of application


The Company's obligatio
ns in connection with the
Environmental Policy
implementation,
reasonable usage of natural resources and a favourable environment protection and preservation
shall apply to all the company's subsidiaries and must be taken into consideration within the
cont
ext of relationships with suppliers and contractors
.

The Company is prepared for an open dialogue and efficient interaction in the field of
nature protection activities and environmental safety with representatives of general public,
authorities, governmen
tal and public environmental organisations and other parties concerned
.


3.

Tasks and objectives in the field of nature protection activities and environmental
safety


The Company pursues the following objectives
in the field of nature protection activitie
s
and environmental safety
:


1.

Improvement of economic activities environmental safety
:




Adequate and timely response to emergencies with environmental implications
;



Air pollution reduction
;



Reduction of the amount of

production and consumption waste generat
ion and
provision for their safe treatment
;



Application of run
-
around systems of water usage and water removal for reduction of
the amount of pollutants discharged into bodies of water with waste waters
;



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Prevention of excess of the established norms of emi
ssions, discharges and wastes
generation
;



Prevention of technological failures related to excess of the established limits of
emission (discharge) of noxious (pollutant) substances into the environment
;



Elimination of environmental legislation violation fa
cts detected by governmental
survey and control agencies and the Company's in
-
house control system
;



Increased amount of ash
-
and
-
slag materials usage, establishment of a local ash
-
and
-
slag materials market
;



Saving material resources (raw stock, materials, w
ater) due to reduction of losses and
secondary usage in the production process
;




Implementation of energy efficiency actions
.


2.

Promotion of the Company's image in terms of environmental safety
:




Prevention of emergencies with environmental implications
.



Im
provement of awareness of the Company's nature protection activities with the
personnel, general public and parties concerned
.



Improvement of the Company's environmental management system by way of
implementation of an environmental management system compl
ying with

ISO 14001
requirements.



Provision for the contractors performing works at the Company's sites complying with
environmental safety norms and rules
.


Attainment of the objectives set implies strict compliance of the production activities with
the e
nvironmental legislation requirements and the level of risk in the field of environmental
safety with the Company's economic and environmental activities aspects harmoniously
combined.


4.

Nature protection policy principles


For attainment of the objectiv
es set
the Company intends
to follow the following
underlying principles:



recognition of man's entitlement to a favourable environment;




provision

of the

energy and resource efficiency
priority, reasonable usage of natural
resources during production activ
ities
;



provision
of
priority of industrial and environmental safety during production activities
;



establishment of an environmental management system with due regard for ISO 14001
requirements
;



implementation of the Company's
Environmental Policy
based on
usage of the best
available technologies and methods of environmental safety management
;



pursuance of the policy of environmental information openness, involvement of general
public and local administration authorities in preparation, discussion, adoption
and
implementation of nature protection decisions
;



pursuance of a proactive environmental policy, intensification of cooperation with
governmental nature protection agencies and general public
.


5. Strategic environmental protection initiatives


For attain
ment of the objectives set
the Company intends

to:



plan its activities with due regard for the necessity to reduce environmental impact;



elaborate and implement long
-
term environmental programs and current nature
protection actions with due regard for fina
ncial possibilities
;



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search for suppliers and provide
rs of environmentally relevant
services who possess
environmentally efficient technologies
;



monitor environment quality within the zone affected by its production activities
;



carry out independent enviro
nmental audit, production environmental control for
compliance with legislative requirements and implementation of environment protection
measures, reasonable usage and recovery of natural resources
;



perform design and construction of new facilities based
on preferential usage of the best
available technologies, performance of evaluation of planned activities environmental impact and
state expert assessment of design documentation
;



develop, implement and maintain operability of an environmental management s
ystem
with due regard for ISO 14001 requirements;



distribute proactive environmental accounting.


Appendix 1 (for reference)



T
erms, definitions, designations

Environmental policy
:

Formally expressed by senior management general intents and
directions of

the entity related to its ecological efficiency (Clause 3.11 ISO 14001:2004).

Environmental efficiency
:

Measured results of environmental aspects management
within the entity (Clause 3.10 ISO 14001:2004).

Sustainable development
:

Development allowing to s
atisfy vital needs of the present
generation without endangering future generations' ability to satisfy theirs due to natural
resources depletion and environmental degradation

(
Report of the UN World Commission on
Environment and Development, 1987)
.

Natura
l resources:

Natural environment components, natural features and natural/man
-
made features which are used or may be used for purposes of economic or other activities in the
capacity of energy sources, wares and commodities and have consumption value (Arti
cle 1
Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On Protection of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Natural resources utilisation:

Natural resources usage, involvement in economic
activities including all types of impact they are subject to in the process of economic or other
activities (Article 1
Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On Protection of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Environment
:

Conditions of the entity operation including air, water, earth, natural
resources, flora, fauna, people and their interactions (Clause 3.5 ISO 14001:2004).

Favourable envir
onment
:
Environments whose quality ensures sustainable functional of
natural ecosystems, natural and natural / man
-
made features (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ
"On Protection of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Environment quality
:

Condition of the environ
ments characterized by physical,
chemical, biological and other indices and (or) their total (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On
Protection of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Environment components
:

Earth, subsurface mineral resources, surface and subsurfa
ce
waters, atmospheric air, vegetation, fauna and other organisms as well as the atmosphere ozone
layer and the circumterrestrial space jointly providing for favourable conditions for existence of
life on the Earth (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On P
rote
ction of Environment"
dated

10.01.2002)

Environmental protection
:

Activity by governmental agencies of the Russian
Federation, governmental agencies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local
administration authorities, communities and other
non
-
commercial associations, legal entities and
individuals aimed at preservation and restoration of the natural environment, reasonable usage
and renewal of natural resources, prevention of negative environmental impact of economic and
other activities an
d elimination of consequences (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On Protection
of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Environmental impact
:

Any favourable or unfavourable change in the natural
environment resulting, wholly or in part, from the entity's environme
ntal aspects manifestation
(Clause 3.7 ISO 14001:2004).

Negative environmental impact
:

Impact of economic and other activities
that

result in
negative changes in environment quality (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On Protection of
Environment" dated 10.01
.2002).

Environmental safety
:

State of the natural environment and vital
human
interests
being
protected against possible negative impact of economic and other activities, natural and man
-
made emergency situations and their consequences (Article 1 Federal
Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On
Protection of Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Pollution prevention:

Usage of processes, practices, materials, products, services or
energy ensuring prevention, reduction or control (individual or integrated) of generation,
emission or disc
harge of any type pollutants or placement of wastes with a view of reducing
negative environmental impact (Clause 3.18 ISO 14001:2004).



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Target environmental index (environmental objective)
:

General environmental
directive for action agreed with the
Environ
mental Policy
adopte
d by the entity (Clause 3.9
ISO

14001:2004).

Planned environmental index (environmental task)
:

Detailed requirement to efficiency
(productivity) applying to the entity or part thereof arising out of its environmental objectives that
is
to be set and fulfilled for attainment of such objectives (Clause 3.12 ISO 14001:2004).

Environmental monitoring

(ecological monitoring)
:

Integral system of survey of the
environment condition, estimate and prognosis of changes in the environment condition

under the
impact of natural and man
-
made factors (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On Protection of
Environment" dated 10.01.2002).

Environmental audit
:

Independent integral documented estimate of the subject of
economic or other activities complying with applicable requirements including environmental
norms and regulations and in
ternational standards and preparation of recommendations for
improvement of such activities (Article 1 Federal Law No
.
7
-
ФЗ "On Protection of Environment"
dated 10.01.2002).

Environmental control

(ecological control)
:

System of measures aimed at prevention
,
detection and suppression of violations of environmental legislation, provision for subjects of
economic or other activities complying with applicable requirements including environmental
norms and regulations (Article 1 Federal Law No
.

7
-
ФЗ "On P
rotecti
on of Environment"
dated

10.01.2002).

Parties concerned:

Persons and groups of persons conscious of or affected by the entity's
environmental efficiency (productivity) (Clause 3.13 ISO 14001:2004).