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News stories tagged with "acid-deposition"

Environmentalists Worry Bush EPA May Bail Out on Acid Rain Suit

Cleaning up Adirondack air--will the Bush Administration help? David Sommerstein talks with John Sheehan of the Adirondack Council. Environmentalists are worried the Bush administration will withdraw from lawsuits against polluters in the Midwest blamed for acid rain in New York.  Go to full article

New Acid Rain Study: Acid Rain Damage Widespread

A research group based in New Hampshire says acid rain is still wreaking havoc on Northeastern forests and lakes. In a report released today, the group calls for deeper cuts to the pollutants that cause acid rain. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Acid Rain Legislation: Pundits See Strong Opposition; Supporters Say There's Hope

Three North Country Congressmen are pushing a new plan to reduce acid rain. The bill would cut sulfur emissions from power plants in the Midwest. Nitrogen oxide and mercury pollution would also be restricted. Similar legislation has failed to win support, but some observers say this may be the year for reform. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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