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Iran petchem plants equipped with waste management systems 28 Aug 2019

Iran petchem plants equipped with waste management systems

All petrochemical companies operating in Iran have been equipped with waste management systems to minimize environmental issues, an official said.

Iran, Norway to expand environmental coop. 14 May 2019

Iran, Norway to expand environmental coop.

The chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) met and held talks with Norway’s Ambassador to Tehran on environmental cooperation between the two countries.

Iran sticking to Minamata Convention commitments 26 Feb 2019

Iran sticking to Minamata Convention commitments

Iran is firmly following its commitments to the Minamata Convention on Mercury and expects the convention’s directorate to comply with its obligations in the provision of facilitative grounds, a senior Iranian official said. Iranian Foreign Ministry Director General for International Peace and Security, Reza Najafi, said on Monday that Iran has a strong commitment to […]

‘Knowledge-based companies support environment’ 25 Aug 2018

‘Knowledge-based companies support environment’

TEHRAN – Iranian knowledge-based companies support industry and environment, vice president for science and technology has said. Sourena Sattari made the remarks during his visit to the western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari on Monday, IRNA reported. It is the time to pay attention to modern industries through knowledge-based companies, he said. Human resource and […]

Industrial countries need to help developing countries on environment 24 Jun 2018

Industrial countries need to help developing countries on environment

environment Isa Kalantari, the Vice President head Iran’s Environment Department made the remarks in the Second Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA) which was held in Brussels, Belgium on June 20-21, 2018. In part of his address to the meeting, Kalantari said that politicizing the climate conventions is against the spirit of collective agreements between world […]

Environmentalists question protected areas downgrading, downsizing 18 Apr 2018

Environmentalists question protected areas downgrading, downsizing

TEHRAN — A group of environmental activists affiliated with an NGO has made a statement questioning the directive from the Supreme Council of Environment on revision of national protected areas. Under the directive, issued on February 21, during a session headed by President Hassan Rouhani, the protected areas which have caused difficulties for different sectors […]

‘Iran’s environment not feeling good’ 03 Feb 2018

‘Iran’s environment not feeling good’

TEHRAN – Iran’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is the lowest among 180 countries, Parliamentarian Mohammad Reza Tabesh said on Friday, noting that “today, the country’s environment is not feeling okay.” Tabesh said although comprehensive plans have been implemented in order to protect the environment, the destruction process has put wetlands in serious danger, IRNA reported. […]

Environment chief says ‘tough decisions” needed to tackle air pollution 23 Dec 2017

Environment chief says ‘tough decisions” needed to tackle air pollution

TEHRAN – Isa Kalantari, chief of the Department of Environment, said on Wednesday that “tough decisions” should be taken to counter air pollution in the country, especially in big cities. “The reality is that we must adopt tough decisions even though they may cause discontent among people,” he noted. Talking to reporters after a cabinet […]