Showing posts with label acid rain. Show all posts
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Monday, August 10, 2020

Agriculture replaces fossil fuels as largest human source of sulfur to the environment

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Historically, coal-fired power plants were the largest source of reactive sulfur, a component of acid rain, to the biosphere. A new study shows that fertilizer and pesticide applications to croplands are now the most important source of sulfur to the environment. Details here.