a city in Sliudianka Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the south shore of Lake Baikal and has a station on the Irkutsk-Ulan-Ude railroad line. Population in 1968, 17,000. The settlement of Baikal’sk arose in 1961 in connection with the construction of a cellulose plant; it became a city in 1966.

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Since then the Baikal Campaign has worked on such problems of Baikal as the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill dumping its wastewaters directly into the lake, unregulated tourism and garbage on the shores of Lake Baikal, forest fires and forest cuttings, development of environmental legislation protecting Lake Baikal.
An enormous cellulose plant at the southern toe of the lake at Baikalsk spits endless gobs of particulates and chemicals into the atmosphere, adding to the emissions flowing down the airstream from the industrial cities of the Irkutsk Oblast to the west.
The outline of mountains became visible to either side, and we eventually discerned the smokestacks of the Baikalsk Kombinat, the industrial colossus that sits astride the south shore.
The quiet surface reflected, fugue-like, the distant silhouettes of the mountains until we passed under the hovering plume of steam and brown smoke and hove to in the Baikalsk harbor.
The NMT-450I coverage extends to Irkutsk, Angarsk, Shelekhov, Usolie-Sibirskoye, Cheremkhovo, Sayansk, Zima, Bratsk, Vikhorevka, Ust-Ilimsk, Taishet, Tulun, Nizhneudinsk, Baikalsk, Sludyanka, town of Listvyanka and Baikal route.
Address : The Russian Federation, 665930, Irkutsk region, Slyudyanka district, Baikalsk g, Southern md, 3rd, 16 -