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Environmental Hazards Due to Dumpyard

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A Report on
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS DUE TO JAWAHAR NAGAR DUMP YARD

Under the Supervision of
Ms. Maya Pavithralal
Instructor, Technical Report Writing

BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, PILANI
HYDERABAD CAMPUS
April 23,2012

A REPORT
ON
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS DUE TO JAWAHAR NAGAR DUMP YARD

Submitted in partial fulfillment of
Technical Report Writing Course TAC312
By
* Veesam Naresh Kumar 2010A7PS122H * Venu Sushir 2010AAPS016H * K.Jeevan Kumar 2010AAPS033H * Lexmann Kumar 2010B1A4642H * Aditya Tibrewal 2010B1A7656H * J.Yagnesh Rohit 2010B3A3479H * Surabhi Samaddar 2010B3A3483H

Under the Supervision of
Ms. Maya Pavithralal
Instructor, Technical Report Writing

BIRLA INSTITUTE OF
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The campus also gets engulfed in smoke due to burning of the garbage, which adversely affects the campus population.
This report takes you through the environmental hazards caused due to the close affinity of the dump yard to BPHC. It focuses on the various problems faced by the students and staff in the campus, and efforts taken by various individuals and organizations to address this problem.
This report also highlights possible solutions and recommendations to deal with this problem.

The Problem and its Effects
At the dump yard one can find garbage piles as tall as hillocks from which billow smoke caused by the rotting of the biodegradable waste. This dump yard had even been compared to active volcanoes that roll up smoke and lava that keep people living nearby on their toes. The difference is that there is no lava, but there is smoke that has been poisoning Jawahar Nagar’s air, water and land for more than a decade.
There is perpetual smog in the dump yard of Jawahar Nagar. In the mornings it is so bad in villages close to the dump yard that the villagers cannot clearly see a person two feet before them. In fact, they can sense the smog even in the night, as it bears an acrid, unbearable stench. The situation is so bad that people do not go out in the morning as they are scared of this fog. Many people suffer from breathing problems and asthma. People have also lost their loved ones to health
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