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New automatic station for their quality monitoring opens in Akhaltsikhe

A new automatic station was added to the atmospheric air quality monitoring network in Akhaltsikhe, to improve air quality monitoring. 

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Georgia: A new automatic station was added to the atmospheric air quality monitoring network in Akhaltsikhe, to improve air quality monitoring. 

The purchase of a new automatic atmospheric air quality monitoring station was implemented within the framework of the project “Save Nature – Georgia”.

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The new station was opened by Vasil Gedevanishvili, the head of the National Environmental Agency, and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden Emergency and Plenipotentiary to Georgia Anna Lieberg.

The head of the National Environment Agency spoke about the need to strengthen the country’s capacity to monitor atmospheric air quality and noted that support from international partners is particularly important to ensure the expansion of the monitoring network.

Vasil Gedevanishvili mentioned, “The National Environmental Agency, with the support of the Swedish government, continues to expand the air quality monitoring network throughout the country. Atmospheric air quality monitoring is ongoing continuously. From today, we will be able to receive air quality data from Akhaltsikhe station.”

“With the support of our partners, we will be able to meet international commitments, while significantly increasing access to air quality data, which is important for our population,” said Vasil Gedevanishvili.

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden Emergency and Plenipotentiary to Georgia has emphasized the fruitful and productive cooperation between the two countries and noted that with joint efforts it will be possible to improve both the air condition and the environment in Georgia.

“It is important that, by EU directives, an air quality monitoring network is being developed in Georgia, which includes both mobile and stationary stations.” Therefore, the availability of air quality data is increasing. Besides, the data is open and transparent for everyone. Cooperation between our countries will continue to achieve more results,” said Anna Lieberg.

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The opening event of the new station was held by the Head of the Swedish Embassy Development Cooperation Environmental Program Khatuna Zaldastanishvili, State Commissioner for Samtskhe-Javakheti Region Besik Amiranashvili, Head of the Central Implementing Unit of the Project “Save Nature-Georgia”, Project Manager Natia Beridze, International Organizations and Local Self-Government.

As the State Commissioner for the Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Besik Amiranashvili noted, the opening of a new station is especially important for the region, so that the population has complete information about air quality.

It is worth noting that 8 automatic and 1 mobile station have been added within the framework of the project “Save Nature – Georgia”. The data received from the new stations will step by step, be affected on the agency’s portal 

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