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– The sources of pollution have been detected, and with the last Study for proportionate of the air pollutants in the city of Skopje made by the University of Stip once again and the scientific field has confirmed the same,
– As a Government, we act on the sources of air pollution, and the same is done by some of the municipalities – a series of subsidies have been awarded from different institutions and at different levels to replace non-environmental heating systems in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, health facilities and administrative buildings. and for households, funds have also been allocated for improving energy efficiency in both individual households and public institutions, investment has been made in increasing urban greenery and the like. – MoEPP in the past two years fully put into operation the State Monitoring System and increased the number of measuring stations to 21, of which 2 measuring stations in Berovo and Prilep were put into operation at the beginning of the year, for the first time is fully funded with own funds through the Budget of the MoEPP.
– The MoEPP has improved the legislation, which provided for greater competencies and obligations by the local self-government units in the area, as well as increased sanctions for polluters. – I expect that by multiplying this good practice, the activities related to improving the functionality of public buildings will be significantly accelerated, which will also contribute to improving the air quality, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but will also mean energy savings, saving finance, and transformation towards a more sustainable, green economy, said Minister Nuredini
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The statement by minister Nuredini is true and the Plan for higher eco-standards is working.