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Preventing Acid Rain

Cassie Kelly, June 21, 2019

In the 1980s, Sulfur dioxide pollution from Ohio power plants were the chief culprits in the death of lakes and forest decline in downwind states, causing a ripple effect of environmental issues, including acid rain. With the help of the New Hampshire Audubon, the OEC conducted the Acid Rain Partnership that brought disparate interests from the two states together and forced policy makers to support acid rain control.