EghtesadOnline: The replacement of dilapidated gas turbine in 52-year-old Besat Thermal Power Plant in southern Tehran with a domestically-manufactured F-class gas turbine will help curb water consumption by 95% from 18 million liters to 800,000 liters per day, director of combined-cycle projects at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The first industrial and food-grade carbon dioxide cargo, produced at a CO2 recycling plant by the Sugarcane and Byproducts Development Company in Khuzestan Province, was exported to Iraq.
EghtesadOnline: With air pollution hovering above emergency levels in Tehran amid news of widespread low-quality mazut use in power stations, bureaucrats are scapegoating the public and waging blame games.
EghtesadOnline: There are over 100,000 dilapidated passenger cars in Tehran, spewing poison into air and endangering the citizens’ health, the head of Tehran Air Quality Control Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Dilapidated vehicles are blamed for over 40% of Tehran’s worsening air pollution, which problem has not been resolved yet, the head of Tehran Vehicle Technical Inspection Bureau said.
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: With the onset of summer, air pollution control stations around the capital city of Tehran are recording more days with high-density ozone pollution, which have a harmful impact on citizens’ health and the environment.
EghtesadOnline: The new Iranian Parliament seemingly has no interest in working on government bills for controlling air pollution, an environmental expert says.
EghtesadOnline: Although winter is on the way out, Tehran is still struggling with persistent air pollution. With the coronavirus gaining strength in the country, health experts caution that the pollution can increase the risk of COVID-19 spreading further.
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.