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How is acid rain affecting the San Francisco Bay Area? Is it not a worry for people who live there?



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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 Francisco.

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