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How air pollution causes acid rain

Acid rain, or acid deposition, is a broad term that includes any form of precipitation with acidic components that fall to the ground from the atmosphere in wet or dry forms. How can rain be acidic, and what are the effects of acid rain? What…
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Everything to know about nitrogen dioxide (NO2)

Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is a chemical compound part of a group of highly reactive gases known as oxides of nitrogen or nitrogen oxides (NOx). It is a common air pollutant recognized by many standard air quality guidelines, including the World…
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Everything to know about Nitrogen Monoxide (NO)

Nitrogen monoxide belongs to a family (nitrogen oxides) of poisonous, highly reactive gases that form when fuel is burned at high temperatures. Nitrogen monoxide pollution is emitted by automobiles, various non-road vehicles such as boats and…