ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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'Other Side' of New Industrialisation

'Other Side' of New Industrialisation

'New industrialisation' has created severe water pollution problems in a village in Andhra Pradesh. Treating pollution simply as an externality leads to the destruction of natural resources and a skewed distribution of costs and compensation. Social vulnerability and the existence of powerful lobbies have allowed the pollution to continue unabated in spite of a Supreme Court ruling.

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