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Residents gasp for fresh air as factory ash rains trouble

NYOOOZ 2018-06-12 05:30:00

Residents gasp for fresh air as factory ash rains trouble


Children keep complaining of irritation in eyes and ears due to the fly ash and smoke emitted from the chimney. Residents alleged that the fly ash keeps coming out of the chimneys and finds its way to rooftops and even inside their homes. The emission of fly ash from chimneys of a plywood factory spreads out to the adjoining residential areas where people have been complaining of eye and respiratory ailments. Afroz Alam, secretary, Gulmohar City Extension Association, and other residents said the problem had been prevailing for the past so many years. There are nearly 2,000 families in the area and the situation is grave in the houses that are near to the factory premises.

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Source:-http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/chandigarh/residents-gasp-for-fresh-air-as-factory-ash-rains-trouble/604015.html