EghtesadOnline: Toxic air pollution in Iranian metropolises is twice as lethal as road crashes, as it annually claims over 30,000 lives, director of the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: The recent subway network expansion in Tabriz and the holy city of Mashhad are expected to help curb air pollution and ease traffic congestion, making life easier for the citizens of these metropolises.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian automaker SAIPA forged an agreement with MAPNA Group this week to develop and commercialize electric vehicles in the hope of reducing fossil fuel consumption and curbing air pollution in megacities.
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: To curb air pollution and reliance on fossil fuels, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has set forth a plan to convert carbureted motorcycles into using compressed natural gas (CNG).
EghtesadOnline: Providing ecofriendly and efficient transportation has become a real challenge in Iranian megacities with a growing population and soaring demand.
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: To put a cap on the increasing air pollution in Iranian megacities, Karaj and Isfahan, urban managers have once again employed restrictive traffic rules, the efficiency of which has been repeatedly questioned.
EghtesadOnline: Air pollution has long been an environmental and health nuisance both for the citizens and urban managers of Tehran.