Maine Scientists Say Acid Rain Effects Are Reversing Much Faster

Maine Scientists Say Acid Rain Effects Are Reversing Much Faster

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“Two Maine scientists are celebrating good news about the environment, after a decades-long study has shown that the negative effects of acid rain have been reversed much faster than expected,” reports the Bangor Daily News.

The study looked at lakes throughout most of New England and New York, and it found that environmental regulations and the voluntary actions of industry have sharply reduced sulfur emissions in rain and snow. It also found that soils are recovering quickly, without taking centuries to bounce back that some had predicted would be necessary.

(READ the story from the Bangor Daily News)

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