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View Diary: Huge: SCOTUS upholds EPA efforts to regulate greenhouse gases (131 comments)

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  •  Acid Precipitation is caused by (2+ / 0-)
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    bobinson, squarewheel

    sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions that are oxidized during atmospheric chemical transformation and long range transport (up to...over 100's of miles). that lead to atmospheric aerosals of H2SO4 and HNO3.    The atmospheric aerosals are subject to both wet and dry deposition in in downwind areas at the earth's surface.

    •  SO2 can also be directly aquired in an aqueous (1+ / 0-)
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      bobinson

      aerosol to for sulfurous acid, which is weaker than H2SO4 but .....sulfurous acid can also contribute to wet and dry deposition of acidic pollutants.

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