In Krasnoyarsk the level of pollution is obvious and without ratings, said the ecologist

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Petrocapacity in photobackgrounds. Archival photoIn Krasnoyarsk the level of pollution is obvious and without ratings, said the ecologist© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Petrocapacity the image Bank

The high level of atmosphere pollution of Krasnoyarsk industrial enterprises is obvious and without ratings, however, to rely exclusively on ratings is not necessary, said the representative of Krasnoyarsk regional ecological Union Nikolai Zubov.

The Ministry of the environment compiled a list of 20 cities with the highest level of air pollution, reports the newspaper «Izvestia» with reference to the state Department report «On the state and on the protection of the environment in Russia». The top 20 cities with the highest pollution level was included Birobidzhan, Amur Blagoveschensk, Bratsk, Zima, and Krasnoyarsk, Kyzyl, Lesosibirsk, Magnitogorsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Novokuznetsk, Norilsk, Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky, Selenginsk, Ulan-Ude, Usolye-Sibirskoye, Chegdomyn, Cheremkhovo, Moscow, Chita, Novosibirsk.

«The rating is always cunning. Any data you can pull, some push. Do not pay attention to it. However, the high level of pollution, due to the fact that Krasnoyarsk is an industrial town, was evident and without a rating. It is obvious that we need to strive to clean up the city. First of all, we must strive to reduce emissions in the so-called breathing zone,» said Teeth.

The ecologist also noted that its contribution to the pollution done by vehicles and improper landscaping in big cities. For example, a dust in Krasnoyarsk partly formed due to improper device green areas.

According to the ranking in most cities of the far Eastern, Siberian and Ural Federal districts, the level of concentration of pollutants exceeds the limit. In the Siberian Federal district leaders on air pollution was Krasnoyarsk and Altai Krai, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk region. In the last four in 2016, the figures increased compared to the previous.

It is noted that in Russia the total volume of emissions of polluting substances has increased in recent years. Thus, according to the report, in 2016 in the air hit 31 617,1 thousand tons of harmful impurities, 1.1% more than in the previous year. 55%, accounting for 17 349,3 thousand tons from businesses.

In Rospotrebnadzor explained that the causes of poor air quality are the lack of efficient pollution control equipment, use of outdated technologies at the industrial enterprises, thermal power stations and domestic boilers. Errors in the layout and construction of settlements also affect the health of the population — often residential areas are placed near the industrial facilities.

In Krasnoyarsk the level of pollution is obvious and without ratings, said the ecologist© RIA Novosti, Infografiken clean and the dirtiest regions of Russia on exhaust emissions