In connection with the coronavirus pandemic, and authorities introduced restrictive measures, many Russians are forced to stay home. However, experts note that the forced “quarantine inconvenience” for the people turned into advantages for the environment. Thus, the level of air pollution in several Russian cities has declined markedly due to the fact that private car transport is idle.

As the press service of Rospotrebnadzor, in connection with the introduction of restrictive measures in a number of cities of Russia has improved the environmental situation. So, in eight cities improved air quality.

we are Talking about such cities as Bratsk, Lipetsk, Magnitogorsk, Mednogorsk, Nizhniy Tagil, Norilsk, Chita and Cherepovets.

Specifies that the level of harmful emissions in the Russian regions has declined due to the reduction of emissions from industrial enterprises and vehicles.