MEDIA ABOUT TODAY'S MEETING
RIA "New day": "Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in the Urals Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov said that in the regions of the Urals Federal district remains unfavorable ecological situation, which directly affects the health of residents. "More than 50% of respondents indicate negative environment in the place of residence in the Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions this figure is even higher – 70%. According to Rospotrebnadzor, environmental risks pollution cause 40% of morbidity of the population residing in these territories", – said the representative at the district meeting on environment.
He said that in the Urals Federal district continues to grow, the mortality from malignant tumors. This figure is 1.3%, whereas the average for Russia of 0.7%. "Consistently high rate of deaths from cancer in the Kurgan region – 258 people per 100 thousand population, in Sverdlovsk region – 236 per 100 thousand, and in Chelyabinsk – 250 per 100 thousand," – said Tsukanov".