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Smog

  • EghtesadOnline: The inefficient public transportation network in the Iranian capital has been repeatedly blamed for exacerbating Tehran’s suffocating air pollution, which recently hit the emergency level.

  • EghtesadOnline: Air pollution has become a source of serious concern to the Iranian capital’s residents in the absence of workable solutions, Tehran’s Mayor Pirouz Hanachi said while detailing plans to curb the all-pervasive smog.

  • EghtesadOnline: While the Iranian capital has been suffocating under a blanket of smog that has refused to budge over the past seven days, urban managers seem to be content taking ineffectual measures in the hope of controlling the worsening condition.

  • EghtesadOnline: Air Quality Index in Tehran on Tuesday hovered around 130, above the threshold of "unhealthy for sensitive groups", which has pushed authorities to take a further drastic measure to curb the smog.

  • EghtesadOnline: The government has allocated 400 billion rials ($3.4 million) to curb the growing air pollution and smog in the metropolis of Isfahan in central Iran, the head of Isfahan Disaster Management Organization said.

  • EghtesaadOnline: After two months of high-density pollutants stifling Tehran, August offered some solace and its residents once again could breathe more easily.

  • EghtesadOnline: As part of Tehran Municipality’s unending fight against dirty air, over the past seven weeks half a million smog inducing vehicles have been fined for infringing traffic regulations.

  • EghtesadOnline: With winter approaching, a blanket of smog is enveloping Tehran. As the mountains in the north gradually vanish in the autumn haze, residents and environmentalists are once again calling for action to curb the air pollution.

  • EghtesadOnline: In the latest move to curb air pollution in Tehran Province, dilapidated vehicles and motorbikes will be barred from Eslamshahr County in the southwest.