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Control on Industrial Pollution

What are the control of Industrial Pollution?

The ultimate object behind the measures to control industrial pollution to maintain safety of Man, Material and Machinery. The implementation of control measures should be based on the principle of recovery or recycling of the pollutants and must be taken as an integral part of production i.e. never as a liability but always an asset.

Industrial pollution

Some important control measures of pollution are:

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 meters in order to ensure proper mixing of the discharged pollutants.

Selection of Industry Site:

The industrial site should be properly examined considering the climatic and topographical characteristics before setting of the industry.

 Treatment of Industrial Waste:

The industrial wastes should be subjected to proper treatment before their discharge.


Intensive plantation in the region, considerably reduces the dust, smoke and other pollutants.

Stringent Government Action:

Government should take stringent action against industries which discharge higher amount of pollutants into the environment than the level prescribed by Pollution Control Board.

What is the role of industry in Industrial pollution?

The issue of industrial pollution concerns every nation on the planet. As a result, many steps have been taken to seek permanent solutions to the problem. Better technology is being developed for disposal of waste and recycling as much polluted water in the industries as possible.

Organic methods being used to clean the water and soil, such as using microbes that naturally uses heavy metals and waste as feed. Policies being pushed into place to prevent further misuse of land. However, pollution is still rampant and will take many years to be brought under control.

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