In India, in the last two decades, the inflow of FDI has grown significantly. Similarly, its environmental pollution has also been rising since 1991 due to an increase in economic activity. This article empirically investigates the impact of FDI on air pollution in India.
It leads to industrial and infrastructure development which in turn create job opportunities. However, these improvements sometimes come at the cost of a decline in the sustainability of the region if the adverse effects of economic expansion go unchecked for a long period of time.
It is possible by the virtue of harvesting of energy from by-products of bioremediation processes. The harvesting of probable waste products like various gases and growth mediums makes this method eco-friendly and cost-effective.
Phytoremediation is a method which involves growing plants in a contaminated matrix to remove environmental contaminants.It is the direct use of living green plants for the removal and degradation of contaminants in the soil as well as water bodies (Hassani et al. 2014).