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Acid rain is caused by a chemical reaction that begins when compounds like sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are released into the air.
Human activities are the main cause of acid rain. Over the past few decades, humans have released so many different chemicals into the air that they have changed the mix of gases in the atmosphere.

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Acid rain is a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it possesses elevated levels of hydrogen ions (low pH). It can have  ...

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Sources of Acid Rain Acid rain is caused by a chemical reaction that begins when compounds like sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are released into the air .

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Mar 1, 2017 ... Acid rain, or acid deposition, is a broad term that includes any form of precipitation with acidic components, such as sulfuric or nitric acid that fall ...

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The main chemicals in air pollution that create acid rain are sulfur dioxide ... The following are the stoichiometric equations for the formation of sulphuric acid ...

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Acid rain is caused by the release of the gases SO2 (sulphur dioxide) and NOX ( nitrous oxides). The main sources of NOX emissions are vehicles and fuel ...

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This acid rain has been caused by the emission of pollutant gases such as sulfur dioxide. When coal is burned in electricity power stations, sulfur impurities form ...

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Oct 7, 2011 ... Introduction. Rain is naturally acidic due to the dissolution of carbon dioxide forming weak carbonic acid. Acid rain refers to rain that has a ...

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Scientific evidence has linked acid rain to decreased fish and wildlife ... in the U.S. beginning in the 1950s, acid rain is precipitation in the form of rain, snow, hail, ...

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Normal rain water is slightly acidic with a pH range of 5.3-6.0, because carbon dioxide and water present in the air react together to form carbonic acid, which is  ...