Sustainable transport will improve the condition of the Moscow river, said Sobyanin

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotobanka river. Archival photoSustainable transport will improve the condition of the Moscow river, said Sobyanin© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Enter eco-friendly public transport will significantly reduce emissions of pollutants in the Moscow river, announced the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.

«The most important contaminant as the air and the Moscow river is the transport of exhaust gases that are upsetting to the surface roads and then washed away by rain into the river. But, considering how changing the transport situation will change and the ecological state of the river», — the mayor told in interview «to the Newspaper.ru».

He noted that the number of sinks, causing damage to the environment, up to 40 pieces. According to him, the reduction is due to the fact that most industry has gradually «leaves» from Moscow. «In addition, pollutants, such as the Moscow oil refinery, very seriously reconsidered their environmental programs. Today the water they dumped into the Moscow river, cleaner than the refinery consumes», — said the mayor.

Earlier, Sobyanin said that after three years in Moscow will completely abandon buses on motor fuel, the city will purchase exclusively buses, bid for the purchase of which will take place this fall.

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