Air Pollution in Tehran

Air Pollution in Tehran

  • Sandstorms Close Offices, Education Centers in Several Cities 
    Severe sandstorms hit several cities, including the capital Tehran, on Sunday evening, shutting summer schools, offices and all educational centers in the affected areas on the following day.  
  • Holding Talks With Neighbors to Address Air Pollution
    President Ebrahim Raisi instructed the Department of Environment to engage in dialogue with neighboring countries in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry to work toward a viable solution to...
  • Schools Shut in Tehran Due to Air Pollution
    The province of Tehran’s local officials made a belated decision to close kindergartens and elementary schools on Sunday morning to protect children from a thick smog of pollution hanging in the...
  • Tehran Air Quality Dismal
    Air quality was “good” for only four days in the past one year (February 2021-22), charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s website, Airnow.tehran.ir, show.  Also, 251 days turned...
  • Desulfurization Key to Reducing Air Pollution
    The removal of sulfur compounds from mazut is vital to reducing air pollution, the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company’s deputy for environmental affairs said. “If the Oil Ministry supplies power...
  • Clean Air Still Elusive in Tehran
    Air quality monitoring stations around the capital city show residents took a heavier breath in November compared with October and the corresponding month of last year. Charts regularly published...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Wanes
    Air quality monitoring stations in the Tehran metropolis showed that its residents inhaled more clean air in September compared to a month ago, as ozone pollution waned.  According to Tehran Air...
  • Tehran Air Cleaner in August
    Air quality control stations in the capital city of Tehran have recorded better air quality in August compared to the year-ago month.  According to charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Ozone Pollution Blights Tehran
    With the beginning of the hot season, the concentration of ground level ozone is on the rise in Tehran, Tehran Municipality’s data show. According to charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • More Pleasant Air Quality Dominates Tehran in May
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in May compared with the same period of last year, Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s data show. However, charts published by TAQCC...
  • Tehran Skies Get Duller in April as Pollution Worsens
    Citizens of Iran's capital Tehran inhaled more poisonous air in April than in the same month of the previous year, data released by Tehran Air Quality Control Company show. Charts published on...
  • Pollution Darkens Tehran Pollution Darkens Tehran Skies
    The residents of Iranian capital breathed in more polluted air in March compared with the corresponding month of last year, data released by Tehran Air Quality Control Company show.  Charts...
  • Tehran Smog Recedes in January
    The hand of nature, rain and wind, has pushed away the suffocating blanket of smog that had covered Tehran, making air in January a tad cleaner compared to the previous month. Based on the data...
  • Electric Buses Tapped to Help Curtail Tehran Air Pollution
    Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology has launched a joint initiative with the University of Tehran for converting diesel- and gas-powered buses currently operating in the capital city...
  • While Smog Suffocates Tehran Bureaucrats Play Blame Games
    With air pollution hovering above emergency levels in Tehran amid news of widespread low-quality mazut use in power stations, bureaucrats are scapegoating the public and waging blame games. Iran’s...
  • Heavy Smog Engulfs Tehran
    Tehran has been suffocating under a blanket of smog over the past several days, as urban managers faced the public ire over their inaction. In a meeting held on Friday, Abdolreza Cheraghali a...
  • Tehran Air Improves in November
    Air quality monitoring stations around the capital city show residents took an easier breath in November compared with the corresponding month of 2019. Based on data published by Tehran Air...
  • Air Quality in Tehran Did Not Improve Even for 1 Day in Oct.
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled more polluted air in October compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts regularly published by Tehran Air...
  • Main Tehran Air Pollution Culprit: 100,000 Dilapidated Passenger Cars
    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. Hossein Shahidzadeh...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Dips
    With temperature falling from 40 degrees Celsius in late July to around 30 in early September, ozone pollution in the capital city of Tehran has also declined.  According to Tehran Air Quality...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Worsens
    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. According to...
  • Tehran Ozone Alarm Goes Off
    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...
  • Concerns Over Battle Against Air Pollution Losing Traction
    The new Iranian Parliament seemingly has no interest in working on government bills for controlling air pollution, an environmental expert says. Speaking with IRNA, Rouhollah Baqeri added that the...
  • Traffic Schemes Fail to Improve Tehran Air Quality
    The resumption of traffic schemes in the capital city of Tehran since June 6 has had close to zero effect on air pollution so far, an official with the Department of Environment said. Mohammad...
  • Tehran Air Quality in May Healthy on Only One Day
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled more polluted air in May compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...

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