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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 »

Acid rain - Wikipedia

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Acid rain is a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it ... The problem of acid rain has not only increased with population and industrial growth, but has be...

Acid Rain Students Site: Why is acid rain harmful? - EPA

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Acid Rain Can Cause Health Problems in People Air pollution like sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can cause respiratory diseases, or can make these ...

Effects of Acid Rain | Acid Rain | US EPA

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Mar 31, 2016 ... The ecological effects of acid rain are most clearly seen in aquatic environments, ... It's not just the acidity of acid rain that can cause problems.

Acid Rain: What can you do? - EPA

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The first step you can take to help control acid rain is to understand the problem and its solutions. Now that you have learned about this environmental issue, you  ...

Acid Rain | US EPA

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Dec 1, 2016 ... Information about causes and effects, how acid rain is measured, and what is being done to solve the problem. Includes activities for students.

Acid Rain - National Geographic

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A virtual tree-graveyard of Norway spruce trees in Poland bears the scars of acid rain. Caused when rain droplets absorb air pollution like sulfur and nitrogen ...

Acid Rain - National Atmospheric Deposition Program

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Scientific evidence has linked acid rain to decreased fish and wildlife populations , degraded lakes ... For this reason, acid rain is considered a global problem.

Acid rain, from USGS Water-Science School - USGS Water Resources

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Dec 2, 2016 ... Pure water has a pH of 7, and, generally, rainfall is somewhat on the acidic side ( a bit less than 6). But, acid rain can have a pH of about 5.0-5.5 ...

Causes, Effects and Solutions of Acid Rain - Conserve Energy Future

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Human health is not directly affected by acid rain because acid rain water is too dilute to cause serious health problems. However, the dry depositions also ...