LEZ scheme

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  • 25% of cars failed inspection tests in Tehran 2019-07-28 21:34

    25% of cars failed inspection tests in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Some 25 percent of vehicles which referred to technical inspection centers in Tehran to receive inspection stickers have failed the tests due to producing high level of emissions, managing director of Tehran Vehicle Inspection Company affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Tehran sees longest streak of clean air in a decade 2019-04-22 01:04

    Tehran sees longest streak of clean air in a decade

    TEHRAN — Tehran has just experienced its longest streak of clear air for the past decade, acting director of Tehran Air Quality Control Company has said.

  • Study says the LEZ scheme can only reduce 1.75 percent of the emissions released in the air. 2019/03/18

    By Mina Izadi

    Technical inspection unreliable criteria making LEZ inefficient

    TEHRAN — Poor air quality has turned into a serious threat to the health condition of the citizens in metropolises like Tehran. Over 12,000 pollution-caused deaths are annually reported in Iran, a big share of which is in big cities.

  • LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44% 2019-02-07 00:56

    LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44%

    TEHRAN – The low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, to reduce emissions which went into effect in the capital three months ago, has led to a 44 percent decline in black carbon emission, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • ‘Closing industries rather than schools would tackle pollution’ 2018-11-03 20:13

    ‘Closing industries rather than schools would tackle pollution’

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) planned to halt industries and activities emitting the most pollutants to contributing to Tehran’s air pollution rather than closing schools, during the second half of the current year (September 2018- March, 2019), Tehran’s DOE chief has said.