Acid rain in San Francisco
How is acid rain affecting the San Francisco Bay Area? Is it not a worry for
people who live there?
I am sure the type of pollution that causes smog is a problem in San
Francisco, and smog is a kind of "acid-fog". The real problems with acid rain
are down wind of large coal and oil burning electric power generators, so it
is generally a bigger problem in the mid-west and north-east United States.
Your local health department, and the California Department of the environment
(and local environmental organizations, such as the Sierra Club) can give you
more specific information about air and water pollution problems in San
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Update: June 2012