More than 40 years since the problem of acid rain first hit the headlines in the United States, the longterm effects are still being felt in the forests of the Northeast and around the world. This month new research will be published showing how soil has improved. At the same time, it has also been revealed that forests are more fragile then they’ve even been before. How can that be? USGS Physical Scientist Gregory B. Lawrence joins me on today’s podcast, to explain acid rain since the 1970′s and where we are in the healing process.
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