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Environmental Issues

  • Air pollution
    • The major cause of air pollution is the burning of fossil fuels in industries and automobiles.
    • Electrostatic precipitator: It is used for the removal of particulate matter produced in the exhaust of factories. Scrubber can be used for removing gases like sulphur dioxide.
    • According to CPCB, particulate size 2.5 micrometer and less in diameter (PM 2.5) are harmful to human health.
    • Catalytic converter: It is used for removing un-burnt hydrocarbons produced in automobiles.

 

  • Measures for preventing air pollution –
    • Planting more tree
    • Using clean, renewable sou…

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