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On the basis of literature survey, it was noticed that, there is no data available for odour Measurements of gaseous emissions of open dumping grounds in MMR, except of measurements of VOCs “Volatile organic compound emissions from municipal solid waste disposal sites: A case study of Mumbai, India” NEERI, 201220. Therefore this exercise was undertaken to generate baseline data of odour and its perception amongst the populous city, about health impacts which could be used for taking some preventive or control measures.

  • To analyse and assess the odour generating gases and their concentrations near open dumping sites at various distances.
  • Assess odour perception in & around the dumping site and its impact
  • Conduct an experiment for the containment of odour by use of different reagents and mechanisms
Final Report EPRI


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