Acid Rain

Title: Acid Rain
Category: /Business & Economy/Agriculture
Details: Words: 1170 | Pages: 4 (approximately 235 words/page)
Acid Rain
Acid rain is a cancer on the face of North America and the World. In the United States, the main sulphuric acid sources are non-ferrous smelters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid (about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and residential fuel combustion together make up the rest. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can …showed first 75 words of 1170 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1170 total…sources account for 40%; power plants, 30%; industrial sources, 25%; and commercial institutions and residues, 5%. What makes these figures particularly distributing is that nitrogen oxide emissions have tripled in the last thirty years. Acid rain is very real and a very threatening problem. Action by one government is not enough. In order for air pollution to be reduced we need to find a way to work together to reduce in the production amount of contaminates contributing to it.

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