Ulyanovsk region is among Russian regions with the best ecology
Green Patrol, a reputable public organization, completed their rating following three summer months. It used reports of EMERCOM and Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, as well as its own research materials.
The list includes all 85 Russian regions. As in the previous spring rating, Tambov region, Altai Republic and Altai Krai are the most ecologically clean regions. The Ulyanovsk region took the sixth place.
“This proves that the environmental policy that we have chosen and are implementing is the right one. Much has already been done in the region in the Year of Environment. We are working to establish a national park "Sengileevsky mountains" and to create an "Ecological Atlas", which will combine ecological passports of the regional municipalities. We have opened a resource-saving complex and regularly carry out themed events for pupils and students”, - said the Governor Sergey Morozov.
According to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Mikhail Semyonkin, the result of this rating are of paramount importance for the region because it was created by independent experts. “When drawing up the list, such indicators as condition of air, water, emissions, discharge of pollutants into natural environment, as well as the government's responsibility, the activity of public organizations and other criteria were analyzed. The Ulyanovsk region did not submit its positions, showing good results on these indicators”, - said Mikhail Semyonkin.
According to the Minister of agriculture, forestry and natural resources Michael Semenkina, a very important result of this rating, because it is prepared by independent experts. "When the list was analyzed such indicators as condition of air, water, effluents and emissions into the environment, as well as the government's responsibility, the activity of public organizations and other criteria. Ulyanovsk oblast maintains its position, showing good results on these indicators", - said Mikhail Semenkin.
The rating has been made by ecologists since 2007 and it is published at the end of each season four times a year.