In August, the regional department of the Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights (Rospotrebnadzor) continued work on the Clean Air project in Norilsk.
This federal project includes monitoring the air quality in the northern city for 14 pollutants. In August, the specialists from the Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology in the Krasnoyarsk region took and examined 530 samples.
The experts registered an excess of hygienic standards for the content of suspended solids at maximum one-time concentrations from 1.2 to 1.6 MPC; on average daily concentrations in two samples – 1.1 and 3.4 shares of MPC; sulfur dioxide on average daily concentrations in four samples from 1.1 to 3.9 shares of MPC.
For other substances, the excess of hygienic standards was not recorded, according to the official portal of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor.
Ambient air quality monitoring is going on.
Text: Victor Tsaryov, Photo: Olga Polyanskaya