1,249,600 tons of pollutants dumped in Sverdlovsk Region’s air from stationary sources

1,249,600 tons of pollutants were dumped in Sverdlovsk Region’s air from stationary sources last year, which exceeds the figures for 2005 by 6%. 9,931,500 tons of harmful emissions, or 88% of the total volume of pollutants, were trapped and neutralized, with the share of recycled pollutants coming to only 2,719,500 tons, or 27.4%, the Federal Statistics Agency reports. The emissions largely comprised solids (339,600 tons), sulfur dioxide (349,600 tons), nitrogen oxide (130,600 tons), carbon monoxide (302,400 tons), and carbohydrates (94,000 tons).


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