Industry has been effectively backed into a corner by pollution measures. But the environment is certainly not pristine, and chances are good that more anti-pollution laws are in the offing. With the fast deteriorating air quality in cities, the high stake construction industry should be ready to face the public outrage. The realty sector must brace up to face such challenges.
An ASSOCHAM paper has noted that there are a number of environmental concerns that impact the construction industry. These include erosion, contaminated soil, lead paint removal, air contamination by asbestos particles, disposal of hazardous waste, dust control and noise level. The realty sector has to follow the norms laid down by the government to see that their projects do not pollute the environment. [Read more…]