EghtesadOnline: The pattern of procrastination by automakers and the influence of their strong lobbies notwithstanding, the Department of Environment insists on its stance that car companies must start making advanced engines compliant with Euro 5 emissions standards, the DoE head said.
EghtesadOnline: The determination of the Department of Environment to fight air pollution notwithstanding, the issue is too complicated to be addressed in the short-term and only by one department, head of the state organization said.
EghtesadOnline: A study conducted by the Department of Environment on gasoline and diesel quality indicates both fuels sold in the country contain dangerous chemicals above acceptable standards, head of the Comprehensive Assessment Unit at the DoE said.
EghtesadOnline: Gasoline rationing that started on Nov. 15 will not have any significant effect on curbing air pollution if the temperature is below 15° C, head of the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's Department of Environment has objected the possible killing of a bill that calls for scrappage of dilapidated motorcycles. The bill is in the Majlis for approval before becoming law.
EghtesadOnline: The Department of Environment is open to the idea of importing water from the likes of Azerbaijan and Tajikistan as long as the plans are environmentally viable.