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Acid Rain Revisited

The results of a long term study of the effects of acidic deposition in the Northeast were published in Bioscience this week, and they suggest that forests, lakes, and streams of the Northeastern US are not recovering from the toxic effects of acid rain despite significant cuts in the power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide -- two major contributors to the problem. "Acid rain,"...
EPA : AirData: Access to Air Pollution Data

The AirData Web site provides access to air pollution data for the entire United States. Users can discover the highest ozone levels in their state, where sources of air pollution are located, and much more. The Environmental Protection Agency offers annual summaries of air pollution data from two databases: Air Quality System (AQS) and the National Emission Inventory (NEI). Users can discover the...
Pollution reporting requirements may change shortly

Poor put at risk by pollution Still dusted: Clinton, Nadler call for investigation of EPA response to 9-11,lombardi,70936,2.html Environmental Protection Agency: Superfund [pdf] State of the Air 2005: Best and Worst...