Acid Rain

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Acid Rain

Precipitation with low pH, usually resulting from excessive sulfur or nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere. Acid rain is detrimental to both plant and animal life. It has become less common since the 1970s, when governments began to take steps to reduce the sulfur released into the air.
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2012: Avances y Perspectivas de la Depositacion Acida en Mexico (Advances and Perspectives in Acid Deposition in Mexico).
Although acid deposition is considerably lower in New York than it was several decades ago, and many Adirondack lakes have improved, some lakes continue to be impaired.
were] consistent with the intent and purpose of the New York State Acid Deposition Control Act of 1984.
These pollutants are also precursors for other atmospheric issues, such as acid deposition, smog, and hazardous air pollutants.
The EPA may be more effective in dealing with the acid rain dilemma by utilizing computer models to determine acid deposition standards.
Granite weathering and the sensistivity of alpine lakes to acid deposition.
Predictably, many managers and agencies responded by altering descriptions of their ongoing research projects to emphasize the links to acid deposition, even where the link was flimsy.
Tenders are invited for Acid Deposition and Mercury Research in New York State.
Acid deposition affects specific components of the environment
Problems with haze, smog, and acid deposition at Mammoth rival those at Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains national parks.