Information and publishing
One of the most effective ways of raising environmental awareness is to inform the public through the media and the Internet. In 2012, the total circulation of printed materials on environmental education matters was 101038 copies.
The Department is conducting a large-scale systematic work on informing the population. Particularly, it implements the project on creating a coherent network of Internet resources of the Department of Environmental Protection, which is supposed to unite the web portal of the Department, the website of its Directorate, the website of the "Moscow Environmental Monitoring" and those of Administrative Districts' State Environmental Protection Budgetary Institutions. Besides, urban TV channels are broadcasting programs on environmental information, the Department supports the specialized environmental publications, publishes reports on its environmental protection activities, provides the information on the current state of city atmosphere, water, soils, and noise level. Special attention is paid to the feedback from people and organizations, to their appeals and complaints.