Heavy snowfall began in Alma-Ata in the first day of winter

Heavy snowfall started in Almaty on Saturday night: the height of the snow cover in the morning in the city is about 20 centimeters, in the foothills — up to 40 centimeters, the press service of the city administration.

According to the release, at night utilities sprinkled streets 2920 tons peskohloridnoy mixture. It was involved 237 vehicles, removed 1820 cubic meters of snow. At night on the roads of Almaty 418 people worked at night, will involve snow removal work 700.

According to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of Alma-Ata, as of noon (10.00 MSK) due

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Vehicular traffic is closed on the north of Sakhalin the cyclone

Employees GUMCHS in Sakhalin region because of the strong storms have limited the movement of vehicles in Okha region, the press service of the ministry.

"In order to ensure the safety of road users is limited to the movement of vehicles on the section 745 — 855 kilometers of highway Okha-Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to improved weather conditions. Currently Okha near blizzard, strong wind, visibility on the road less than 50 meters," — said in a statement .

Earlier it was reported that the cyclone had violated air service to the north of Sakhalin and the Kurile Islands.

According to the scoreboard

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Emergencies Ministry warns of increasing winds and blizzards in Chukotka

Strong winds of 40 meters per second with a snowstorm expected in northern Chukotka on Thursday, reports GUMCHS.

"According Chukotgidromettsentra, November 29, in Chukotka expected south-easterly wind with reinforcements to 12-17 meters per second, on the coast of the East Siberian Sea and Bering Sea gusts may reach 18-23 meters per second. A day in the town of Pevek wind speed can reach 28-33 meters per second with gusts up to 40 meters per second with a snowstorm, "- said the representative of the Emergencies Ministry.

According to him, the rescuers recommend residents Chaun district and its administrative center Pevek

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Adoption of amendments to the Forest Code of the Russian Federation will cut down the forest protection

Adoption of amendments to the Forest Code of the Russian Federation for permission to clear sanitary felling in water protection zones, which offered MEP, can lead to the fact that the forest will be cut down for sale, the head of the forest program of Greenpeace Russia Yaroshenko.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on November 22 published a draft of amendments to the Forest Code, relating, in particular, from timber, sanitary safety in the forests, and the legal regime of protective forests in water protection areas. Discussion and anti-corruption expertise of the bill will be held until December 1.

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Costs of fighting forest fires in the Altai were up 74% in 2012

About six thousand hectares were affected by forest fires in the Altai Republic this year, which is almost 40% more than the previous year, the cost to put out increased by almost 74.2% and amounted to 39.6 million rubles, according to the Republican authorities.

In 2012, because of the fire hazard during the winter with little snow in the Altai Republic came much earlier than usual, and was quite busy. According to experts, in terms of forest fires Republic experienced one of the most difficult seasons. Throughout the region, introduces a special fire safety, restrict access to the forests. Several

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MOE passed preventing the worsening weather in Chukotka

Strong winds up to 38 meters per second expected in northern Chukotka on Wednesday night, according GUMCHS the region.

"According Chukotgidromettsentra, 21-22 November Chaun district of Chukotka and the administrative center of the city Pevek expected strong wind of 23-28 meters per second. Night gusts may reach 33-38 meters per second," — said the representative of the Ministry for Emergencies.

According to him, lifeguards recommend people Chaun region to take all necessary measures to ensure their own safety and the safety of property, not to leave the settlements without having to leave home, to be vigilant and not to leave

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Street lights — the cost and scope of

Street lighting — an essential attribute of any city and towns. It is represented by numerous pillars with top mounted lighting equipment. If you need to get street lights, you can buy them at very different prices. As a rule, the price fully reflects the technical, operational characteristics and design features products that he has. With the help of street lamps is increased levels of optical visibility in the dark, when natural lighting is minimal. Street lighting is used to increase the comfort and safety of the inhabitants of the city during the night moves.

Lighting in addition to the

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Green wave in the desert of Abu Dhabi

When it comes to the environment, Abu Dhabi is always a supply. The capital and second largest city of the United Arab Emirates in recent years, a lot of times I tried to push the envelope on sustainable development. But the most successful project of all was Mesder City, multifaceted green "city within a city", which aims to be the world's first large-scale project with a neutral carbon footprint. However, the cost of such a project is almost unearthly — $ 18 billion But there are other, less well-known ways in which Abu Dhabi pursues its "green" goals. In the

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Astrakhan again felt the tremors

Astrakhan residents and surrounding districts experienced on Thursday night strong aftershocks, the most likely cause of the earthquake can be a violation of the technology explosion of munitions at the site Ashuluk, deputy spokeswoman for the government of Astrakhan region on the operation of the life support and environmental safety.

At the same time the representative of the Western Military District (WEST), told RIA Novosti that the dismantlement of weapons being on the ground in the normal mode, without breaking technology.

In earthquake blame the military?

Thursday evening for a few hours only rescue service took 179 calls from citizens

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Gusinoozerskaya TPP caught in polluted waters in the lake

Environmental Prosecutor's Office revealed that the treatment plant Gusinoozerskaya TPP Telly pollute the river and Lake Goose — a source of drinking water for the residents, the maximum allowable concentration of oil products exceeded two times, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the East Baikal Environmental Interdistrict Prosecutor's Office.

Verification of compliance with the requirements of the federal legislation on environmental protection branch of JSC "OGK-3" "Gusinoozerskaya TPP" revealed serious violations of legislation on protection of water bodies when dealing with industrial waste, sanitary-epidemiological legislation on dam safety.

"The laboratory studies of sewage and drainage (seepage) water showed that treatment plants

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