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  • Tehraners breathe 18 days of foul air in summer: report 2019-09-28 11:38

    Tehraners breathe 18 days of foul air in summer: report

    TEHRAN – Tehran air quality index (AQI) reached an unhealthy level of pollution for 18 days during summer, according to a report published by the Tehran Air Quality Control Company.

  • World Car-Free Day: costly cars, cheap fuel to blame for air pollution  2019-09-22 19:30

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Car-Free Day: costly cars, cheap fuel to blame for air pollution 

    TEHRAN – Air pollution incurs financial loss of about 140 million rials (nearly $3,300) for each family in Iran annually, however both high-priced vehicles and low-cost fuel are to blame for the air pollution severely haunting big cities of the country, said Behzad Ashjaei, secretary of the technical inspection committee of the Department of Environment.

  • Tehran bus fleet delivers 165 million rides within 4 months 2019-08-17 22:49

    Tehran bus fleet delivers 165 million rides within 4 months

    TEHRAN – The bus transport system in the metropolis of Tehran has delivered over 165 million rides during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), Tehran bus operating company's managing director Peyman Sanandaji has said.

  • SDSs haunting southeastern Iran, dozens hospitalized 2019-08-10 19:23

    SDSs haunting southeastern Iran, dozens hospitalized

    TEHRAN – Severe sand and dust storms (SDSs) has left 127 patients hospitalized due to respiratory problems in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, head of provincial disaster mitigation and management organization has said.

  • DOE strongly rejects reproduction of carbureted motorcycles 2019-07-31 21:43

    DOE strongly rejects reproduction of carbureted motorcycles

    TEHRAN – While the production of carbureted-engine motorcycles has come to a halt in the country, some motorcycle manufacturing companies are trying to put the highly polluting vehicles into production again, but the Department of Environment (DOE) strongly opposed.

  • ‘Vehicle inspection curbs air pollution up to 25%’ 2019-07-10 22:05

    ‘Vehicle inspection curbs air pollution up to 25%’

    TEHRAN – Vehicle inspection can contribute to air pollution mitigation by 15 to 25 percent, Tehran City Council member, Arash Milani, said.

  • ‘TOD only way for Tehran to survive air pollution’ 2019-02-23 22:09

    ‘TOD only way for Tehran to survive air pollution’

    TEHRAN – While some experts believe that Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) in the metropolis of Tehran is being carried out based on no proper principles and will not be effective, secretary of the TOD committee of Tehran City Council has announced that TOD can be properly implemented in the capital and mitigate air pollution.

  • Tehran air pollution incurs annual loss of $2.8b 2019-01-31 00:42

    Tehran air pollution incurs annual loss of $2.8b

    TEHRAN – Air pollution brings heavy economic burden amounting to $2.8 billion for the Iranian capital, Tehran, head of the national working group for air pollution mitigation affiliated to the Department of Environment (DOE) has announced.