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.
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).