Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, stated the need to consider the possibility of introducing additional measures to reduce air pollution.


He recalled that according to May presidential decree, the number of harmful emissions should be reduced by 20% by 2024.

We need to see what activities within the framework of the national project «Ecology» could be additionally held — said Medvedev at a meeting with the participants of the All-Russian Ecological Forum.

TASS agency reports, the Prime Minister said that this concerned not only the work to reduce emissions, but also a number of other areas.

The new environmental tax for enterprises may appear In Russia. Head of Federal Water Resources Agency, Dmitry Kirillov, announced that, News.ru reported earlier.