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acid rain

noun as in smog

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Through the 1970s and 1980s, many of Vermont’s trees began to sicken and die en masse, a phenomenon linked to acid rain from cars and smokestacks, before 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act helped reverse the decline.

From Time

The acid rain crisis was addressed through market forces—but those forces were brought to bear by Big Government and the Environmental Protection Agency through the organization and enforcement of emissions markets and penalties.

From Fortune

State-by-state laws on the pollutants causing acid rain would not have worked nearly as well, particularly since the causes of acid rain were Midwest power plants while victims were mainly East Coast states.

From Fortune

And we'll take additional action to restore our lakes and develop new technology to reduce pollution that causes acid rain.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acid rain, such as: carbon dioxide, fog, smoke, soot, and haze.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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