Oct28 - 10/27/2009 C118: October 28, 2009 Ch 6:...

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10/27/2009 1 C118: October 28, 2009 Ch 6: Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain Today: Sections 6.1-6.5 (but in more depth than the book) Define Acids and Bases Write acid-base reactions Understand pH scale Understand how to calculate pH of strong acid and base solutions.
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10/27/2009 2 History of Acid Rain • Millions of years ago very acidic atmosphere from SO 2 from volcanoes • 1852 Acidity of rain first written about by Angus Smith • 1950’s Effects of acid rain documented in northeastern US • 1980’s Congress created the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) • 1990 Clean Air Act Ammendments 1995 Phase I: 110 electric utility plants in 21 state cut emissions on pollutants that contribute to acid rain • These pollutants are: • 2000 Phase II: more utilities made cuts pH of rainfall in 2000 (<7 is acidic) National Atmospheric Deposition Program National Trends http://nadp.sws.uiuc.edu
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10/27/2009 3 Effects of Acid Rain 1) “Dead” Lakes especially in Norway and Sweden
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course CHEM-C 118 taught by Professor Flood during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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