TITLE

acid Rain, Rain Go Away: Some Adirondack lakes are showing promising signs of recovery

AUTHOR(S)
Shea, Shannon Brescher
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the signs of recovery of the ecosystems of Adirondacks in New York. Implementation of air pollution laws have lightened the burden on Adirondack lakes. The Acid Deposition Reduction Program, which began in 2004, is aiming to reduce emissions from fossil-fuel power plants. Inspired by New York and other leading states, the federal government has further raised its own standards. The Clean Air Interstate Rule was adopted in 2005 and applies to all states east of the Rocky Mountains.
ACCESSION #
31879123

 

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