The results of a study by Iranian researchers shows that the concentration of particulate matter (PM2.5) as the most important pollutant in Tehran air during the coronavirus outbreak has increased by about 20 percent compared to the same period last year.
The department of environment of Semnan province is cracking down on polluting industries as 2 units in the province have been identified for failing to control their pollutant emissions, provincial DOE chief has announced.
Tehran Municipality has installed 50 reverse vending machines across the capital to encourage the citizens to contain plastic pollution and promote waste segregation at source.
Vehicle inspection can contribute to air pollution mitigation by 15 to 25 percent, a Tehran City Council member says.
Tehran has just experienced its longest streak of clear air for the past decade, acting director of Tehran Air Quality Control Company has said.
Tehran is a city on the brink. With some of the world's highest levels of congestion, air pollution, water shortages, land subsidence and eye-watering costs of living, headscarves should be the least of the authorities' worries.
The authorities say Kavous Seyed Emami, a prominent environmentalist, committed suicide in prison. His wife and sons doubt that, and are demanding answers.
A full-blown water crisis is drying out Iran, much to the concern of officials who fear protests and strife if conditions do not improve.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.