Month: March 2017

AE6-Neutralizing the threat of acid rain

1a. Coal-fired plants produce massive amounts of sulphur dioxide. These compunds then react with other compunds in the air to form fine particles that reduce the overall visibility. Sulphuric acid from coal burning form tiny droplets by reacting with the water vapour, which does not absorb sunlight, causing even poorer visibility. 1b. Naturally, rain is slightly acidic, with a pH… Read more →

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