Sources of Air Pollution in India

Sources of Air Pollution in India

Sources of Air Pollution in India are

  1. Gaseous emissions from automobile exhausts are important sources of air pollution in India. The automobiles emit un-burnt hydrocarbons CO, NO2 and lead oxide.
  2. Industrial chimney wastes are responsible for massive air pollution in India. Metallurgical plants, smelters, leather, synthetic rubber, chemicals and similar other industries pollute local atmospheric air.
  3. Coal burning fly ash, SO2, CO, NO2 are the harmful pollutants released from thermal power plants,
  4. Harmful substances like pesticides, dust particles spread through the agricultural fields.
  5. Dust particles that are released from cement factories, Coal based thermal plants, etc. causes substantial air pollution.

-Rahul Chopra.