The Prime Minister has proposed to increase penalties for pollution of the environment. David Karp is likely to agree. Putin also said that Russian authorities plan to step up more fruitful and active cooperation with environmental organizations. Ministry of Natural Resources will pay for drivers and for the disposal of old cars of the Russian Federation Ministry of Environment is preparing a draft government decree, which provides for the issuance of a certificate in denomination of 50 rubles to motorists who choose to put in my old junk car. According to the Minister Yuri Trutnev nature, you can use the certificate only when purchasing a new vehicle produced domestically. On the proposal to introduce in Russia 'Award for scrap' in March this year, joined by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
The problem of old cars that pollute the air of Russian cities, is highly relevant in the country. For now at Russia nearly half of the domestic fleet of cars occupied by more than 10 years, and about 400 000 vehicles registered in the traffic police, abandoned or dismantled. It should be noted that similar programs operating in Europe, already demonstrated their effectiveness. In Germany, where motorists paid 2500 euros for a change of the old machine to new, only in June, sales rose 40 percent. France – seven per cent, while in Italy – by 12 percent. In Asia, found 'Gololitsyh' songbirds Australian scientists have discovered in Laos, a new, unique to the Asian region, the type of song birds, is almost entirely devoid of feathers on his head. .