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Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Reducing fine dust particles should be the top priority among the government’s environmental policies, according to a poll of ordinary citizens and experts released on Saturday. The poll was conducted by the Ministry of Environment on 700 citizens and 510 experts last year to collect their opinions on environmental [...]

Seasonal Management System Greatly Reduces Ultrafine Dust Particles

Seasonal Management System Greatly Reduces Ultrafine Dust Particles

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The government’s seasonal management system for air pollution has substantially contributed to reducing the volume of ultrafine dust particles in South Korea during this winter, the Ministry of Environment said Tuesday. The ministry said the contribution rate of the seasonal management system to the reduction of ultrafine dust pollution [...]

Share of Domestic Factors Rising in Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust

Share of Domestic Factors Rising in Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The share of domestic factors in Seoul’s ultrafine dust particles has increased over the past five years, while the ratio of China’s contribution to the local particulate pollution has been stagnant, a report showed Saturday. According to the report issued by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, homegrown pollutants were responsible [...]

Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s ultrafine dust particles decreased 20 percent this winter, thanks to the new seasonal management system and decreased industrial activities due to the new coronavirus outbreak, the municipal government said Wednesday. According to the Seoul government, the capital’s density of ultrafine dust particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, [...]