How Acid Rain Is Formed?


The so called acid in acid rain is usually sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides that have been released into the air due to the burning of fossil fuels. As these gaseous elements react with moisture in the atmosphere, they are absorbed by the water droplets and fall back to earth as acid rain.
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Acid rain primarily comes from sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, which are released into the atmosphere through volcanic eruptions, organic decay and fossil fuel emissions. Fossil
Acid rain is formed by pollution. When chemical substances turn into water vapour, it rises into a cloud. when the cloud rains, chemical substances come pouring out instead of water
Acid rain is caused by the release of the gases SO2 (sulphur dioxide) and NOX (nitrous
Pollutants from a source of pollution drift up to the atmosphere. Once in the atmosphere, the pollutants combine with moisture to form acid rain. The acid rain is collected in a cloud
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How is Acid Rain Formed
The gasoline in your vehicle produces more than energy as you drive to work each day. Coal plants create more than electricity to power homes and businesses. Burning gasoline and coal releases some not-so-wonderful noxious chemicals into the atmosphere.... More »
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