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Dmitry Medvedev has charged to accelerate transfer into thermal power station gas in Vladivostok

the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has charged to Minister of Energy Sergey Shmatko and the governor of Primorski Krai of Sergey Darkinu to accelerate work on transfer from coal on gas of the boiler equipment in Vladivostok.

I sign the commission that you this work have accelerated also the first reports on how there is a modernisation of the boiler equipment, have presented to me till July, 1st, 2011 - Medvedev on Monday has told during enrolment of citizens in a videoconference mode.

On communication with a reception of the president in Moscow there was an inhabitant of Vladivostok Natalia Tsvetaeva who has told to the president that the out-of-date boiler equipment of thermal power station - 2 in Vladivostok is a source of the strongest air pollution. She has asked the president to accelerate thermal power station transfer - 2 which burns coal now, on gas. The townswoman has noticed that for today of thermal power station - 2 heats about third of city. It has cited the data according to which during the last years harmful emissions from thermal power station have increased three times and cover all Vladivostok.

Contacted a reception of the president the head of Ministry for the Power Generating Industry who is now in Bruxelles, has confirmed that recently harmful emissions from thermal power station seven times exceed admissible norms.

He has promised that 10 from 14 coppers of thermal power station by 2012 will be translated on gas. He has explained terms to that gas on a gas pipeline Khabarovsk - Vladivostok will come to a city only in the second quarter 2011. by 2012, to summit ATES, 10 coppers will be translated on gas, it completely will cover requirements of the city, all financing will be carried out at the expense of means of the generating company - has promised Shmatko.

He has informed that for today two coppers on gas are already ready to work. Would like, that the government of the Russian Federation and an edge management have turned on this problem (transfer of thermal power station into gas) special attention - Medvedev has added.