Environment impact assessment on Eloor-Edayar 2005-2006
Local Area Environment committee under the term of reference was asked to
conduct an environmental audit of 247 industries located in Eloor-Edayar industrial belt and report the effect on the ecology, environment and on the health of the local population with the specific reference to the study of raw materials, products, production process, waste generation, compliance with environment laws, unauthorized disposal of waste. The committee conducted the auditing of the industrial units one by one and a consolidated report was submitted to the Supreme Court Monitoring Committee covering the raw materials, products, production process, waste generation, compliance with environment laws and unauthorized disposal of waste with recommendations of remedial measures to be undertaken by the regulatory agency to prevent further deterioration of the environment. The committee after submitting its audit report on the industrial unit, undertook the study of evaluating the present general overall environmental status of Eloor-Edayar. The study essentially involve an exercise of expertise into various metals, pesticides and other pollutants with due regard to the various pollutants identified during the auditing of industrial units which includes small, medium and major industrial establishments producing a wide range of chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, minerals and radio active materials.