Recently, the sanitary epidemic service has published information that excessive concentrations of polluting substances in 2016 were registered only within Minsk highways.
Sergey Maslyak, chairman of the Committee of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Minsk City Executive Committee:
According to the statistics, only 15% of the total emissions in the environment are due to industrial enterprises. About 85% are the emissions from the mobile sources. That means that the main damage to the environment comes from emissions from cars.
Also, according to the statistics of 2015, emissions from mobile sources accounted for about 126,000 tons. It is 21% less than in 2014.