Comparison and evaluation of ambient air quality at different nearby locations of LCL plant, 2014

Shahid Raza, Jalil Ahmad, Ayesha Ameen

Abstract


The monitoring of ambient air quality is very important to evaluate the effect of running industry on environment. The Lahore compost Pvt. Ltd. has its own composting plant that utilizes tons of municipal solid waste to make organic bio fertilizer. The tons of organic waste are transported to landfill site. This study was designed to check the effect of composting plant on nearby village, nearby roads and LCL site. The evaluated parameters for ambient air quality were PM 10, CO, TSP and VOC. The results were compared and it was concluded from this study that composting plant do not effect nearby locations. The results were according to the WHO standards.


Keywords


VOC, LCL, Organic Waste, Environment

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7439/ijasr.v3i5.4166

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