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Acid rain: a corrosive issue across the nation

September 19, 1983

Despite a few rearguard skirmishes over the "scientific" question, the real issue has become: how much reduction in acidic emissions will there be, and how will those reduction be achieved?

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Acid rain: a corrosive issue across the nation
Despite a few rearguard skirmishes over the "scientific" question, the real issue has become: how much reduction in acidic emissions will there be, and how will those reduction be achieved?

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Acid rain won't boom the West's coal
Although the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970 created higher demand for low-sulfur coal, quadrupling Western coal production in a decade, the 1980s acid rain legislation won't have the same effect.

News

Wyoming gets rid of natural gas with a flare
Wyoming is helping America rid itself of the natural gas bubble. For more than a month now the state has let well owners flare $40,000 to $70,000 worth of natural gas a day.
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