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Acid rain publications by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1979-1989

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Acid rain publications by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1979-1989; 1989; Federal Government Series; BR; 80(40.28); Villella, Rita F.

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Pollution of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems has been a concern to society since the burning of fossil fuels began in the industrial revolution. In the past decade or so, this concern has been heightened by evidence that chemical transformation in the atmosphere of combustion by-products and subsequent long-range transport can cause environmental damage in remote areas. The extent of this damage and the rates of ecological recovery were largely unknown. "Acid rain" became the environmental issue of the 1980's. To address the increasing concerns of the public, in 1980 the Federal government initiated a 10-year interagency research program to develop information that could be used by the President and the Congress in making decisions [...]

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