India Scores Bad in Pollution Control

Posted In India - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Thursday, January 28th, 2010 With 0 Comments






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India has been ranked 123rd in pollution control reflecting the strain rapid economic growth on the environment, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI).

The EPI has ranked countries on different parameters varying from Environment Health, Air Pollution, Water Pollution etc.

Iceland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the index produced by a team of environmental experts at Yale University and Columbia University.

Among other newly industrialised nations Brazil and Russia has been ranked 62nd and 69th, suggesting that the level of development is just one of many factors affecting pollution control.