Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Air Pollution

Iran Leader Allows Gov’t to Withdraw $4 Billion from National Development Fund

Iran’s Leader has allowed the government to withdraw $4 billion from the National Development Fund to address a range of issues including the dust pollution engulfing the country’s southwestern provinces, a lawmaker said.

Iran Starts Water Transfer to Control Dust Pollution

Iran has established an irrigation canal in the southwestern Khuzestan province as part of efforts to counter the menace of dust pollution hitting western and southwestern provinces bordering Iraq.

Iran President Orders Officials to Tackle Dust Pollution in Southwest

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered two top officials to immediately visit Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran to deal with the ongoing problem of dust pollution.

Iran Gov’t Resolved to Implement Clean Air Law

The Clean Air Act will be enforced as soon as the regulations are prepared and approved by the Cabinet, the head of the Department of Environment declared.

Schools in Tehran Closed Down after Air Pollution Reaches Alarming Level

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Authorities have been forced to shut down all nurseries and elementary schools in the Iranian Province of Tehran after air pollution reached alarming levels, a report said.

1,100 Chinese Officials Punished for Damaging Environment

More than 1,000 officials have been held responsible and punished in China for environmental damage, as China steps up efforts to fight pollution through deterrent means.

Millions of Hectares in Iran to Be Planted with Saplings

Plans are underway to turn millions of hectares of land across Iran into green areas to tackle dust pollution.

UN Hails Iran’s Pioneering Role in Resolving Environmental Woes

A UN official has highlighted Iran’s significant role as one of the pioneers in combating dust and sand storms in the Middle East.

Turkey Not to Abandon Tigris-Euphrates Dam Project

Turkish ambassador to Tehran says despite growing protests by regional states, his country is set to press ahead with its project to build a dam on Tigris-Euphrates River.

Iran Calls for Regional Cooperation against Environmental Woes

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the origins of the sand and dust storms hitting Iran are mostly based in surrounding countries, and a serious regional cooperation is needed to tackle such environmental issues.

Khuzestan Problems Not to Harm Its Tourism: MP

An Iranian Parliament member says the dust pollution and other problems in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, wouldn’t cause any trouble for its visitors in the Iranian New Year.

Iran’s Dust Pollution Originates from ISIS-Controlled Areas: UN

A top UN official says the ongoing dust and particulate pollution in southwestern Iran originates from outside the country, particularly areas controlled by the ISIS terrorist group.

Ayatollah Khamenei Calls for Action on Dust Pollution, Flood in Southern Iran

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei urged Iranian authorities to defuse the dust and flood crisis in Iran’s southern regions.

Iran to Host First UN Meeting on Dust Pollution

The head of Iran’s Environment Department announced that the Islamic Republic is to host the first UN international meeting on dust pollution.

Iranian Minister Apologizes to Nation over Dust Pollution Crisis

Iran’s Agriculture Minister apologized to people for the dust pollution crisis which led to severe problems in southwestern province of Khuzestan, stressing that efforts are underway to cope with the issue as soon as possible.

Iran Trying to Cope with Environmental Crisis in Southwest

Iranian officials and lawmakers are trying to defuse the environmental crisis in Khuzestan province, southeastern Iran, these days.

Scientists Make Anti-Pollution Mask with Maximum Protection

Iranian scientists at the University of Tehran have built an anti-pollution mask with an efficiency of 99%.

Iranian Minister Apologises to Nation for Power Outage

Iran’s Energy Minister apologized the residents of Khuzestan Province in southwestern Iran for power and water cut caused by climatic conditions.

Iranian President Test-Drives Homegrown Electric Car

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.

Iran to Buy Electric Bus from Belarus: Official

Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko said the European country plans to sell electric buses to Iran.

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