International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part H (2016)
Impact of paper industry on Enivironment: A case study from Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Pulp and Paper industry has been considered as one of the major polluting industries in the world. The study found that independent variable with significant impact on environmental integrity and economic prosperity was number of countries / states operating in. The independent variables with significant impact on social equity and overall sustainability were number of countries/states operating in and number of fines / penalties / court cases. Though the mill has positive externalities from the point of view of employment and income opportunities, urbanization and concentration of commercial activities and property price appreciation, it has also negative externalities that are environmental pollution which arises from the operation of the mill. This paper attempts to investigate the environmental impact of paper production of the paper mill on agriculture and health.
How to cite this article:
Kezia Undrajavarapu, Dr. Anji Reddy M. Impact of paper industry on Enivironment: A case study from Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(6):484-487.