Air Pollution and Its Control

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Handbook of Environment and Waste Management: Air and Water Pollution Control


© 2012 by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. All rights reserved. Chemical and allied process industries emit huge air pollutants and causes severe degradation to the environment. The control option of air pollutants greatly depends on the nature of pollutants and type of sources. There is a tremendous demand for airpollution control in fertilizer, coal-fired thermal power plants, petroleum refinery, cement, steel industries, etc. to meet the stringent demands. The topics covered are air pollution sources, nature, transport, pollution problems encountered, and control technologies usually used with design consideration