air pollution in Iran

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  • Clean Air Law ‘up in the air’ 2021-01-08 17:46

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Clean Air Law ‘up in the air’

    TEHRAN – The Clean Air Law, enacted in July 2017, was supposed to be a solution to ease air pollution across the country, but now, a few years after the adoption of this law, the air is severely polluted, as different agencies neglect their legal duties to implement the law.

  • Air pollution choking Iranian cities, some 14,000 hospitalized 2019-12-25 19:12

    Air pollution choking Iranian cities, some 14,000 hospitalized

    TEHRAN – Over the past six days, polluted air in the country sent 13,931 people to hospitals and medical centers due to heart and respiratory problems, Mojtaba Khaledi, Emergency Medical Services Organization spokesman has said.

  • Air pollution 2019-10-13 18:29

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Choked by air pollution, Shahr-e Rey struggling to survive

    TEHRAN – As several cities in Tehran province are experiencing severe air pollution, high concentration of industrial and residential units as well as large amounts of emissions produced by vehicles and landfill sites are among the major sources of pollutants choking the ancient city of Shahr-e Rey, southern Tehran.