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Impact of Industrialisation on Environmental Pollution

Abstract


In recent years the large scale urbanization, industrialisation and associated environmental alteration and its impact on biodiversity pose a threat to human existence through basic necessities, recreation and the ecological functions. It is evident that pollution from various sources particularly from industries has negative impact on environment, irreversible in nature, cause extinction of species, resulting in loss of unique genetic resources of great use. This is a transition period for many developing economies like India, so there is a strong need to strike a balance between industrial development and physical environment so as to reduce the intensity of pollution. In this paper an attempt has been made to analyse the ill effects of industrialisation on the environmental pollution. The central theme of this paper is to highlight the effect of industrial pollution on the quality and status of life. The limits for ambient air pollutants, status of air polluting industries, intensity of sound causing noise pollution in the region of Punjab has been examined.

Keywords

Impact of Industrialization, Environmental Pollution, Urbanization, Air Pollutants,
Punjab.

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