For the last year atmosphere pollution by harmful substances in the Lvov area increased by 25 thousand tons. About it the Zerkalo Nedeli weekly was reported by the chief of the State administration of protection of surrounding environment in the Lvov area Bogdan Matolich.
According to the ecological passport of the Lvov area, the total amount of emissions of harmful substances in the atmosphere in 2006 made 206 thousand 731 tons, in 2007 - 253 thousand 56 tons.
"Us disturbs that atmosphere pollution in area for the last year sharply increased - by 25 thousand tons", - the official emphasized.
According to him, the increase in emission of harmful substances occurred not at the expense of stationary pollutants (plants, factories, котелен), and from - for transport.
"That in area two main eurocorridors opened affected. It improved movement on the area territory, but thus sharply jumped up pollution indicators", - he told.
Bogdan Matolich sees a solution in creation of the rigid monitoring system of transport on entrance to area.
"It is necessary to organize ecological posts on measurement of emissions of gases when crossing by transport of our border. We have to know accurately that transport leaves in our territory when will leave out of borders of the country", - it considers.