Effects of Thermal Power Plant on Environment

Author(s): W. K. Pokale

Thermal Power Plants have been found to affect Environmental segments of the surrounding region very badly. Environmental deterioration is attributed to emission of large amount of SOx, NOx & SPM & RSPM which disperse over 25 Kms radius and cause respiratory and related ailments to human beings and animal kingdom. It also affects photosynthesis process, balance of minerals & micro and major nutrients in the plants, soil strata, structures & buildings get affected due to corrosive reactions.

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