If the pollutant is highly toxic, the effects on health can be widespread and severe. Industrial pollution hurts the environment in a range of ways, and it has a negative impact on human lives and health. The problem was compounded by the use of fuels like coal, which is notoriously unclean, and a poor understanding of the causes and consequences of pollution. The aquatic animals and plants absorb, accumulate and bio-concentrate the chemical wastes leading to bio magnifications and finally destroying the trophic levels and food chains of the eco-system. Extreme smog events were experienced by the cities of Los Angeles and in the late 1940s, serving as another public reminder.
This form of pollution dates back to antiquity, but widespread industrial pollution accelerated rapidly in the 1800s, with the start of the Industrial Revolution. The main problem about the industrial pollution is the fact that industry generates incredible amount of waste many of which are dumped into different water bodies. The regional governments are responsible for coordinating the central and local governments. Those concerns have never been fully addressed, Hang said. In United States for instance industrial pollution accounts for more than half of the nation's total pollution data from the U. Treatment of Industrial Waste: The industrial wastes should be subjected to proper treatment before their discharge. In particular, water streams are the ones that negatively suffer from such trends.
Control of Industrial Pollution : The ultimate object behind the measures to control pollution to maintain safety of Man, Material and Machinery Three Ms. Nuclear power station Radioactive wastes Water and land 15. Industries demand lots of water for efficient production such as cooling, cleaning, and treatment and as such, the water drawn from the water sources is never the same after use. Many dangerous pollutants, by-products of manufacturing, enter the air and water, risking health and lives. Climate change is also directly linked to industrial pollution. In addition, they may be natural or man-made. The only way to restore biodiversity to areas affected by dissolute pollution is to remove the sources of pollution, make sure that toxic buildups can be naturally removed through chemical, physical and biological processes Alexander, 2000 and ensure that pollution-intolerant organisms have access to recolonize the area.
The usual industries in developed countries are steel mills, mining activities, textile industries, tanneries and pulp and paper industries Handbook, Beijing, pg. Although physical or chemical methods such as change in acidity or absorption into the soil can help decrease the availability of chemicals, additional monitoring and securing is necessary to make sure that the pollutant is not brought back into the environment. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117 1 , p. This is a less well known pollution problem than the others described above, but nonetheless has multiple and serious consequences such as increasing wildlife mortality, the spread of invasive species and human ingestion of toxic chemicals. It is also harmful for fish and marine birds. Sources and causes Air pollution produced by ships may alter clouds, affecting global temperatures. Even though the people in these communities may not live near any factories, plants, etc.
Remedial action is complicated by the fact that some individual scientists disagree with the consensus. Approximately 47 percent are concerned about air pollution. The pollution of industrial land gave rise to the name , a term now common in. Macroorganisms, like mammals, amphibians, or fish, often have their own mechanisms of travel, yet even many of them need connected biomes. Pollution issues escalated as far exceeded viability of neighborhoods to handle their waste problem. Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting Inc.
Primary treatment includes screening, grinding, flocculation and sedimentation. There are two ways through which pollution can be reduced. Regulations could include a levy or tax plan which would make polluters pay a fixed amount of money for pollution, a cap-and-trade system which would fix the amount of emissions, prescription of maximum releases, or minimum waste reduction techniques. Compliance errors may be corrected by enforced cleanup directly by the site responsible for the waste or by a third party hired by that site. One of the most common is water pollution, caused by dumping of industrial waste into waterways, or improper containment of waste, which causes leakage into groundwater and waterways.
Air pollution kills more than 2 million people each year, according to a study published in the journal of Environmental Research Letters. Petrochemicals - This is formed from gas or petrol and can be toxic to marine life. A common type of air pollution happens when people release particles into the air from burning fuels. People's health is also at a great risk. Macroorganism travel may be significantly impaired by habitat fragmentation through , pollution of river biomes all the way to their sources, or an extinction or large reduction in numbers of transporting species such as waterfowl Yukimura et al. Consequently, they release huge loads of toxic pollutants and dangerous chemicals into the environment.
Control at Source: It involves suitable alterations in the choice of raw materials and process in treatment of exhaust gases before finally discharged and increasing stock height upto 38 metres in order to ensure proper mixing of the discharged pollutants. The chemical waste include heavy metals and their ions, detergents, acids and alkalies and various other toxic substances. Because agrochemicals are intentionally released into the environment, prohibiting their usage would probably not be politically or economically feasible. For example, Methyl Isocyanate gas leakage from Union Carbide factory at Bhopal caused mass killing which is known as Bhopal gas tragedy. Think of it this way: because of a lack of water, a community with 50,000 residents today would become a ghost town in just 10 days. The algae blocks light from other plants. Over the past decade, she has turned her passion for marketing and writing into a successful business with an international audience.