in Almaty for the first time, significantly decreased the number of motor vehicles. Thus there is a unique opportunity to identify the main source of air pollution in Almaty.
to determine how much of a CHP plant affects air quality of the city as a whole and how transport contributes to air pollution on busy intersections in Almaty, on behalf of the Minister of ecology, Geology and natural resources of Republic of Kazakhstan RSE “Kazhydromet” in the period from March 20, during the quarantine and the month after it will conduct an unscheduled measurement of the concentration of pollutants in the air on the following points:
- near the bus station Sayakhat;
- in the market area of Tastak;
on the border of sanitary-protective zone of CHP-2.
The analysis will be based on the SYNOPTIC situation, and also, except for unscheduled measurements will be applied to the data of monitoring stations for air pollution RSE “Kazhydromet” of the Ministry of ecology, Geology and natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan and sensors eco-activist Paul Ploticyna.