EghtesadOnline: Despite the huge oil and gas resources in Asalouyeh County in Bushehr Province, local residents suffer from major problems, namely water shortages and air pollution.
EghtesadOnline: With temperature falling from 40 degrees Celsius in late July to around 30 in early September, ozone pollution in the capital city of Tehran has also declined.
EghtesadOnline: Air pollution monitoring stations of the capital city Tehran have recorded more days with ground-level ozone in July, posing a serious risk to citizens’ health and the environment.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s Traffic Police announced that the Air Pollution Control scheme, currently underway in the capital, will most probably undergo some modifications in the new Iranian year (starting March 20, 2020).
EghtesadOnline: Providing ecofriendly and efficient transportation has become a real challenge in Iranian megacities with a growing population and soaring demand.
EghtesadOnline: Autumn ended on Saturday, but the thick blanket of atmospheric pollution and toxic dust shrouds the skies of the capital city Tehran, once again forcing the shutdown of schools.
EghtesadOnline: After several months of breathing relatively clean air, Tehran’s residents experienced a harsh deterioration in air quality while temperature also rose in July.
EghtesadOnline: In the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 21), 93% of the fuel supplied to Shahid Rajaee Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Qazvin Province constituted natural gas, up from 88% last year, the managing director of the plant said.
EghtesadOnline: After several consecutive months of air quality improvement, the skies of Tehran once again were tainted with pollution in June.
EghtesadOnline: It’s no secret that oil majors are among the biggest corporate emitters of pollution. What may be surprising is that they’re reducing their greenhouse-gas footprints every year, actively participating in a trend that’s swept up most corporate behemoths.