What is Acid Rain?

Acid precipitation threatens our land, food sources and livelihoods. Read about the causes of acid rain and how to prevent more acid rain.



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Large factory smokestacks contribute to the increasing acidity of rain.
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This graph demonstrates different regions' abilities to deal with acid rain based on the existing soil.
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A simple, inexpensive tool can be used to measure the pH of water.
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