What Can Be Done to Prevent Acid Rain?


The things that can be done to prevent acid rain include: reducing pollution and using renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power. Renewable energy sources aid in reducing acid rain since they produce much less pollution. Car manufacturers are also required to decrease the amount of nitrogen oxides and other impurities released by new cars.
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As a consumer there is little that can be done - goods are not stamped "Low acid rain processed materials. like goods containing recycled paper. About the only thing that can
Reduce emissions from mining, smelting and generating electrical power. Consumers can help by using fewer mined resources and reducing electrical power usage, as well as campaigning
Acid rain is rain consisting of water droplets that are unusually acidic because of atmospheric pollution - most notably the excessive amounts of sulfur and nitrogen released by cars
EPA regulations that set limits for the discharge of sulfur compounds by power plants and automobiles. Have reduced acid rain. Recent regulations on diesel fuel have also reduced
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Acid Rain
Acid rain is a widespread term used to describe all forms of acid precipitation (rain, snow, hail, fog, etc.). Atmospheric pollutants, particularly oxides of sulphur and nitrogen, can cause precipitation to become more acidic when converted to... More »
The best way to prevent acid rain is to prevent pollution. This can be done by driving a car less, carpooling, burning less fossil fuels by using less electricity.
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