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Lead Content in Tbilisi Atmospheric Air will Be Monitored Every Week

National Environment Agency plans to broaden the space for monitoring lead content in atmospheric air. Specialists have taken air samples at 4 locations in Tbilisi (Rustaveli, King Tamar and Kazbegi Avenues and Gldani First micro district) through special devices. The samples were sent to the laboratory of National Environmental Agency …

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Georgia Still Among Worst Countries Worldwide For Air Pollution Death

More than nine out of every 10 people on the planet live in areas where air pollution breaches official safety limits – and millions of people are dying as a result, according to new research by the World Health Organisation (WHO). With 90 deaths per 100,000 people, Georgia occupies the 7th position, immediately …

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India Just Planted 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours

In the first real show of a $6 billion commitment to reforest India, the country planted nearly 50 million trees in under 24 hours. Suddenly, India’s goal of reducing pollution and reforesting 12% of the country doesn’t look nearly as far-fetched. The 24-hour event took place last Monday, July 11th, where …

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In terms of EPI Georgia keeps 111st Position among 180 Countries

In terms of EPI Georgia keeps 111st Position among 180 Countries

The so-called Environmental Performance Index (EPI), is a method of quantifying and numerically marking the environmental performance of a state’s policies. Thus, EPI ranks countries’ performance on high-priority environmental issues in two areas: protection of human health and protection of ecosystems. On 23 January 2016, the 2016 Environmental Performance Index was …

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EU Parliament Calls for New Car-Pollution Tests

The European Parliament weighed into the controversy over Volkswagen AG’s deception on car pollution, saying a planned tougher testing regime in Europe should take full effect within two years. The European Union assembly said autos’ real-world emissions of smog-causing nitrogen oxides should heed the EU limit by end-2017. That’s a …

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New Devices Measure Air Pollution levels in Georgia

How polluted is the air in Georgia? Dozens of new devices have been installed in capital Tbilisi and around the country to determine the purity of the air we breathe. Today head of Tbilisi City Council Giorgi Alibegashvili watched as dozens of new devices measuring air pollution levels were installed in …

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