All Russian airports to be checked for compliance with environmental regulations

All Russian airports to be checked for compliance with environmental regulations

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Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the country’s environmental watchdog, plans to inspect all airports across Russian Federation for compliance with environmental regulations in the wake of Sheremetyevo Airport’s discharge of untreated wastewater right into a brook that flows in to the Klyazma river, the watchdog’s head Svetlana Radionova said.

“We know very well what noise background is and what contamination due to aviation and oil kerosene is, and what wastewater discharges in to the soil, water, and atmosphere are. Through Sheremetyevo’s example, where an inspection was conducted, we have been alert to the acute situation with deicing fluid and what risks it implies. All that’s very serious,” Radionova stated.

“Our concern isn’t limited to the administrative centre city&rsquo just;s air hub, therefore, we intend to conduct inspections at all airports throughout Russia this season and then year. We have been coordinating the schedules with the Prosecutor&rsquo currently;s Office,” she specified.


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The Moscow Region’s Ministry of Ecology and Nature Management imposed an excellent of 90 earlier,000 rubles ($1,428) on Sheremetyevo Airport for the disposal of wastewater right into a brook emptying in to the Klyazma river. An environmental inspection of the creek revealed that the utmost acceptable concentrations of suspended substances, phenols, oil products, nitrogen and iron compounds had there gone beyond the limit.

Author: George Taylor

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