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  • 12.09.2015 18:04    Rubrics:  Society  HAU  
  • Vologda is among three Russian cities with eco-friendly transport

  • The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation made the ranking of the cities with the most environmentally friendly transport in 2014. It was published on the official website of the ministry. Vologda is ranked among three best cities of the country in it.

    The regional capital is mentioned twice in this document. Along with the eco-friendly transport, specialists of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the RF noted the progress of our city in the sphere of energy consumption. Vologda is among top ten cities in this category.

    In all, the ecologists estimated the Russian cities according to 7 criteria: atmosphere, water consumption and quality of water, waste disposal, use of areas, transport, energy consumption, management of environmental impact.

    The ranking and the estimation procedure were made in accordance with the instructions of Russian President Vladimir Putin. They correspond to the world analogues and criteria of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The data of 82 cities was considered to make the ranking.

    It is worth reminding that in 2013, Vologda took the first place among Russian cities as the city with the cleanest atmosphere and in 2014, it was ranked third among the cleanest Russian cities.

Alexander Spirichev

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