Iron Contamination: A Major Threat in Chhattisgarh, India

2017 International Journal of Research Studies in Biosciences  
Due to increase in urbanization, rapid industrialization and lack of proper management, has created a problem such as loss of biodiversity, affected environmental health as well as human health. Among the industry, mining is the prominent one because of a supplier of a raw material for various industries. Due to this ground this region affected more in terms environment as well human health. Chhattisgarh is rich in various kinds of mineral and therefore mining is common here, especially iron
more » ... especially iron mining affected this region much for the environment as well as to animal and human health. Due to the mining activities iron concentration has been increased in the surrounding soil and water and peoples using contaminated water for daily life purpose as well as for crop irrigation, therefore the metal deposited successively to different tropic level. The high concentration of iron into the body can form free radical which can lead to tissue damage and other neurodegenerative disease. Apart from this illness, accident and death of many people's are commonly observed. Hence an effort has been made to highlight this case study to pay more scientific attention, to find a suitable solution to minimize and resolve the problems.
doi:10.20431/2349-0365.0501006 fatcat:ytadukzlvncfdblem6iabx3aom