Jun 28, 2007 — New York lawmakers are pushing back against a move to cut a federal program that monitors acid rain. Acid rain is blamed for killing 500 lakes in the Adirondack Park alone. Red Spruce forests have been decimated. Northeastern states, led by New York and Vermont, have long argued the pollution drifting east from Midwestern power plants is largely to blame, and they've sued to stop emissions. Jonathan Brown has more.