Sverdlovsk Region Comes Last in Environmental Rating

14 September 2018 (09:28)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 14, 2018. Sverdlovsk Region came last in the recent environmental rating; Tambov Region and the Republic of Altay shared the first place.

The rating for the third quarter of 2018 is now available on the environmental organization Zeleny Patrul’s website. Sverdlovsk Region was No. 85 out eighty-five constituencies featured in the rating. Chelyabinsk Region was No. 84.

Sverdlovsk Region scored very low on Environmental Protection Index and Industrial/Environmental Index. The indices are based on air, water, and land condition indicators as well as on the industrial environment indicators. The environmental rating also takes into account the local executive and surveillance authorities’ policies to deal with environmental problems and to hold the environmental offenders liable.

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