A special issue "In the labyrinths of ecology" is dedicated to the emerging social movement for the protection of the environment in Togliatti, where for each inhabitant there are three times more industrial buildings than the national average. 1 part. Street of Togliatti. A special car "Control of cleanliness, atmosphere" is driving along the city street. Fuming ovens in one of the production workshops of p / o "Volgocemmash"; the worker says that all ovens run without cleaning. Kuibyshev reservoir. Wastewater. Smoking chimneys of the plant. Dead fish on the sandy shore. Asphalt plant equipment. City dump. A woman on the street is talking about the unfavorable environmental situation in the city (sinhr.). Meeting of the Deputy Chairman of the Togliatti City Executive Committee Pavel Nikolaevich Potekhin with researchers from the Institute of Ecology of the Volga Basin of the USSR Academy of Sciences and representatives of the informal association "ECOS"; Speakers are Doctor of Biological Sciences, Director of the Institute of Economics and Biology of the USSR Academy of Sciences Stanislav Maksimovich Konovalov, PN Potekhin, participants of the meeting (sinhr.). Type of document "Order of the Council of Ministers of the USSR in order to improve the environmental situation in Togliatti." Part 2. P.N. Potekhin with researchers from the Institute of Ecology of the Volga Basin of the USSR Academy of Sciences and representatives of the informal association "EKOS"; speaking participants of the meeting, PN Potekhin (sinhr.). The structure of the asphalt plant. Dead fish on the sandy shore. View of Togliatti at night. The laboratory assistant measures the air. Boat, yachts on the river.