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Keep Midwest's acid rain out of Adirondacks

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When it comes to acid rain, no place in the United States has been hit harder than the Adirondacks. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from those big Midwestern coal-fired power plants go up the tall smokestacks, get carried by the wind and come down in the Adirondack Park, making lakes unsustainable for fish, harming the soil and weakening trees. Some progress has been made restoring the ecosystem in recent years, thanks to U.S. Environmental ...

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