• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:27
    Northern pollution levels fall
    While the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Wednesday reported lower PM2.5 dust particle amounts in nine northern provinces, several stations still cited dangerous levels.
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:32
    Chiang Mai and Lampang suffer 'code red' air pollution
    Chiang Mai and Lampang on Friday were choking on “code red” air pollution with PM2.5 levels above 90 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, according to the Pollution Control Department (PCD).
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Plans begin for smog season
    Seoul shows the way with procedures varying according to air pollution’s intensity
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:10
    Air in nation’s North is dangerous to breathe
    Residents in many northern provinces were on Tuesday breathing air containing more than double the country’s official safe limit of PM2.5, particulates of 2.5 micrograms or smaller per cubic metre, according to the daily update from the Pollution Control Department’s website. (air4thai.pcd.go.th)
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:47
    Better air quality brings Bangkokians out in force to celebrate Chinese New Year
    People celebrated Chinese New Year on Monday amid better air quality in Greater Bangkok, as the Pollution Control Department (PCD) reported all areas of the capital as having safe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates no larger than 2.5 microns in diameter.
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  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Hopes on ‘greener’ plastics to turn tide on battle for environment
    Plastics that have been labelled as biodegradable by industry have become more popular and affordable due to increased public awareness of environmental issues resulting from the many kinds of damage caused by single-use plastic bags, food containers, straws and other non-compostable items.
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  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Greenpeace names top 10 spots for air pollution in Thailand 
    Greenpeace Southeast Asia has used Pollution Control Department data and a satellite map of PM2.5 concentrations to identify the 10 urban areas suffering the worst air pollution in Thailand.
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  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:39
    41 spots in Bangkok, nearby provinces found to have unsafe levels of polluted air
    Forty-one areas in Bangkok and nearby provinces were found to have unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller, –The Pollution Control Department reported on Saturday morning.
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  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 12:10
    Air pollution levels drop in Bangkok
    Air pollution levels in Greater Bangkok improved on Thursday morning as only 11 areas reported unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller, the Pollution Control Department said.
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  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Some Bangkok private schools close temporarily due to air pollution worries
    AIR POLLUTION has forced the suspension of classes at private schools across Bangkok this week, though the Pollution Control Department (PCD) yesterday reported fewer areas with unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller.
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:40
    Scania urges Thailand to increase emission standard for heavy-duty vehicles 
    Scania has called for the Pollution Control Department to increase the emission standard for heavy-duty vehicles in Thailand from the current Euro 3 standard to Euro 6 as a means to fight with the ongoing air pollution in Bangkok.
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:51
    Air pollution keeping Bangkok students at home
    Air pollution has forced the suspension of classes at private schools across Bangkok this week, though on Wednesday the Pollution Control Department (PCD) reported fewer areas with unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07
    "Urgent" meeting held Wednesday on smog
    Pollution Control Department and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration on Wednesday hold an urgent meeting on Wednesday in their latest efforts to battle with  the persistent smog while dust particles continued to blanket the capital.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:00
    Bangkok gets pollution warning
    Air pollution in Bangkok has been worsening, according to the Pollution Control Department (PCD).
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  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 07:00
    Four-step plan issued to rid Thailand of garbage
    The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has issued four guidelines for related agencies to achieve the country's goal of eliminating 7.7 million tonnes of garbage within next year.
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