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A year to fight against air pollution and environmental degradation



Posted on 23 January 2012
Air pollution in Ulaanbaatar
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The Ministry of Nature, the Environment and Tourizm stated that this year is, "A year to fight against air pollution and environmental degradation".
The campaign was officially started January 16.
The Ministry of Nature, the Environment and Tourizm is planning to resolve the issues surrounding environmental degradation and pollution nationwide and to intencify law and campaign implementaion. About 80 actions will be taken relating to the campaign.
An assembly of environmental organizations was held on january 13-14 in presentation.
A part of the assembly was a discussion entitled, "Stable Development and the Surrounding Environment". During the discussion, air pollution issues through different methods.
Most of them considered registticting migration movement to Ulaanbaatar as one of the best ways to fight against air pollution.
Although actions for reducing air pollution like providing the families in ger districts with furnaces that emit lower smoke have been taken in the past, the results were not as positive as planned.
Air pollution in Ulaanbaatar
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