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Acid rain is pollueted rain. The pollutants go up to the atmosphere and when it
rains it brings the pollution down with it. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide are the
gases that form the acid rain. When these gases mix with moisture it can make
rain, snow, hail, or even fog. The scientific term for acid rain is acid deposition
which means when the acid is taken from the air and is deposited on the earth.
Major industries, coal burning factories, power plants and automoble engines are
the main sources of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide which caues acid rain.
Volcaneoes and forest fires also causes sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide. Some
of the many problems that come from acid rain is the killing of of many plants and
underwater life in thousands of lakes and streams around the world. It strips
forest soils of nutrients and damages farm crops.
Acid rain can also corrode
stone buildings, bridges, and priceless monuments. Acid rain can also be harmful
to humans because acid rain kills the crops and fish we eat, ruins homes, and the
acid can release lead in the pipes and the lead could go into our drinking water.
It is hard to determine where acid rain may fall next, because the wind from a
pollueted area could carry pollution to another area and the acid rain could fall
there. The regions effected more by acid rain is large parts of eastern North
America, Scandinavia, and central Europe. In alot of places acid rain isn't a
probelm because some soils can neutralize the acid and it doesn't effect the
crops. Areas more sensitive to acid rain is in the western United States most of
Washington all of Oregon, sectons of California and most of Idaho. Maine,