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Acid Rain Rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm, typically to forests and lakes. Sulfur Dioxide Is a colorless pungent toxic gas, SO2, formed by burning sulfur in air. Nitrogn Oxide Any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts Acid Precipitation Is Any form of precipitation, including rain, snow, hail, fog, or dew, that is high in acid pollutants, especially sulfuric and nitric acid Neutralization Is a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base react to form a salt. Nullify To counter, to make unimportant Acid Rainfall Is rain that is more acidic (has a lower pH) than normal rainfall. Nitrogen The most abundant gas in the atmosphere and , it's also the main gas in the air, also used in fertilizers Power Plant An electrical generating station Acidic Pollutants Harmful particles, such as sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, that turn into acid when they mix with water and oxygen in the sky Exhaust Is the combination of gases that is released from an automobile. Asthma People that have asthma usually experience a lot of wheezing and coughing Basic Is a term used interchangeably with alkaline Compounds Two or more elements that are chemically combined Ozone Is a gas that is a form of oxygen. Ozone can be good if it is high in the atmosphere because it protects us from the harmful rays of the sun. Ozone is bad when it is close to the ground because it is a major air pollutant that can cause respiratory illnesses

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