By 2014 the volume of payments for environmental pollution of water bodies is expected to increase by six times. Head of mep Trutnev, called the existing system levying environmental charges 'inefficient and korruptsionnoemkoy'. Now Russia has a system of 'provisionally agreed limits' and the penalty factors for exceeding these limits. mep offers from 2009 opt out of the institute 'temporarily agreed limits', saving a penalty factor 25 for all excess emissions. By 2014, the penalty factor is proposed to increase to 144.
Experts explain that the increase in penalty factors associated with the desire of the Government to compensate spends 35 billion rubles for wastewater treatment. Opponents of the new initiative of the mep noted that the overall improvement of environmental charges will to an unjustifiable increase in tariffs for the population as a formal pollutants are utilities that collect runoff two categories – domestic and industrial. Domestic waste water does not pose a serious environmental threat, although dominated by the volume of pollution. The city authorities have criticized the 'environmental rating' Department of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian capital is of the view that became popular in Recently, environmental rankings of cities and regions do not actually correspond to reality, since in most cases they are scientifically unfounded. Questioned the capital specialists are also subject to counted in the ratings performance, criteria and methodologies for the collection of environmental information. For example, for the second time 'inherited' from the capital's environmental specialists of earlier environmental rating Subjects of the Russian Federation, sponsored by the ngo 'Green Patrol'.