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Air pollution in six Yangon cities exceeds WHO standards

Air pollution in six Yangon cities exceeds WHO standards

Bagan Thar November 6, 2019

According to a survey by the Green Earth Association, pollutants in all nine of the six townships in Yangon are polluting more than the WHO standards.

Win Myo Thu, chairman of the Green Homes Association, said that the nine pollutants in the township are the most polluted.

“The air pollution situation in Yangon has been roughly a waterfall. According to the current 8-hour average, the atmosphere of Yangon in the afternoon, if it was contaminated and there are a lot of areas contaminated by a waterfall. There are a lot of the city and the fair value of the city and Bayintnaung pillars etc see Dirty. ”

Air pollution measurements are carried out in industrial zones and industrial zones. The crowded and crowded traffic area in Hledan intersection in Kamaryut Township. Myaing Gone Junction, Sanchaung Township Sule Junction Junction, Kyauktada Township Kyeemyindaing Township Mingalardon Industrial Zone, Mingalardon Tarmwe Township The survey was conducted in Hlaing Tharyar Township.

These places cause nitrogen dioxide, which causes air pollution. Sulfur dioxide; Research shows that gases such as nitrogen oxide are higher than the standards set by the World Health Organization.

Due to the low quality diesel fuel consumption, the exhaust fumes and exhaust fumes are a major concern. Win Myo Thu said that the smoke from the industrial zones caused air pollution.

He said public health should be effective as air pollution can cause respiratory diseases. The experiments were conducted between September 2018 and November 2019.

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