Russian Emergencies Ministry said a significant reduction in the past year, the number of incidents related to the high level of pollution by hazardous substances, compared with 2011.
"In 2012 (the first ten months) in Russia reported 39 cases of extreme and high air pollution (ten maximum allowable concentrations and more) with harmful substances, which is 1.4 times less than in the same period in 2011 (55 cases ), "- said in a forecast of the Centre" Antistikhia "for this year.
According to him, more often such emergency occurred on the territory of Tatarstan, Sverdlovsk, Tula, Arkhangelsk and Sakhalin regions.
"In many regions of the decisive contribution to air pollution and energy companies are making vehicles" — the document says.
Environmentalists have repeatedly said that more than 70% of air pollution in the cities of Russia falls on vehicles.
MOE recalls that in April and May 2012 in Moscow, Moscow and Orenburg regions after a long cold spring and a sharp warming once all the trees in bloom, flowering at different times, which led to exceeding three to four times the content of pollen in the atmosphere and the yellow green clouds.
This situation has caused panic among the population, which has taken the unusual color of air for the consequences of chemical accidents.