Impact on the Air Due to Industrial Cluster of Sambalpur Jharsguda District of Odisha

Author(s): S. K. Naik and A. Mahapatra

An industrial cluster area of 2827 Km2 of the district of Sambalpur-Jharsguda wherein ten coalfired thermal power plants and other small air polluting plants are located. The impact of these air polluting plants of cluster area in the surrounding have been studied by evaluating the SPM,SO2, NO2 and metals like Pb, Hg, Cd. Our finding on those parameters is that they decreases with respect to distance from segment-I to Segments-III.

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