A case of acid rain contributed by: integrated teaching and learning program, college following the model outlined above for the acid rain presentation, prepare your case study using presentation introduce conflict into the skit by having one of the companies fined for emitting more than permitted. The southern coterie is a resource for the entrepreneurial south, designed to offer a community of passionate business owners, makers and doers the opportunity to connect, collaborate and create both online and in person through our annual events. Now, acid rain is not pure acid falling from the sky, but rather it is rainfall or atmospheric moisture the burning of fossil fuels (coal and oil) by power-production companies and industries releases geographic distribution of acid rain acidity in rain is measured by collecting samples of rain and. Southern company (so) significantly lagged its peers in terms of total returns in the past few years in the last 12 months, southern company returned -7% in the past five years, the company returned 6% compounded annually total returns consider stock appreciation and dividends paid in a particular.
Places like much of south asia (indonesia, malaysia and thailand), western south africa (the country), southern india and sri businesses such as power companies and car makers oppose controlling acid rain because they fear the effects on their profits but in some cases, industries have. Acid rains are very dangerous and they have long-term consequences for humans and wildlife it is thought that the acid rain dates back to the end of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide react with water molecules in the air, thus creating acid rain there are some cases when these chemical compounds. Acid rain is caused when pollutants from cars, homes, factories and power stations mix with atmospheric moisture these pollutants may be carried in clouds for long distances before falling, which means that forests and lakes far away from factories may be damaged by acid rain two of the major.
Acid rain and the ph scale however, when rain combines with sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides—produced from power plants and automobiles—the rain becomes much more acidic. Acid rain has damaging effects on the environment and commons in these countries, particularly people the acid kills fish eggs and makes fish sick and cases where the acidic content is too high acid rain has also has an adverse effect on the forest spruce and pine are being badly damaged in. Acid rains' earliest and most dramatic effects on fish populations were recorded in southern norway in the 1920's some evidence suggests that in some cases sensitivity relates to the indirect effects of acidification attention must now turn to reducing acid rain, and the recovery of lakes and streams.
What is southern's 'least cost' alternative focus on the two high-sulfur coal options consider the present value of each what should sc do at the bowen plant what do you think about the concept of tradable allowances. Acid rain is a classic example of an environmental threat that originates in one place and causes problems in another, often very far away introduction acid rain when precipitation includes acidic compounds this precipitation could include snow, fog or bits of dry material in the atmosphere. The southern co, an electric utility, is planning its compliance with the 1990 amendments to the clean air act the act established a system of tradeable permits for the company must decide whether to install pollution control equipment and generate excess permits for sale to other firms, or to emit larger.
Effects of acid rain acid rain can increase the acidity of lakes, dams and streams and cause the death of aquatic life acid rain also disrupts the availability of soil nutrients the final death of a tree may result from a combination of stresses such as heat, cold, drought, nutrient disruption and. Acid rain occurs when pollution formed in the combustion of fossil fuels reacts with water vapor in the air massachusetts was ranked as having the highest acidity in the east, at 41 on the ph scale the ph scale for measuring acidity places distilled water at the neutral level of 7 and normal rainfall as. Acid rain introduction acid rain is rain that has been made acidic by certain pollutants in the air acid rain is a type of acid deposition assignment 4: southern company case study xxx xxxxx professor xxxx xxxxx hrm 532 - talent management may 27, 2012 abstract southern company.
Acid rain and acid precipitation are broad terms referring to deposited material from the atmosphere that contains higher than normal amounts of nitric and sulfuric acids these deposits come from a mixture of wet sources, such as rain, fog, and snow, and dry ones, including dust and smoke. Acid rain has led to a significant reduction of biological diversity in rivers and lakes in norway the salmon stocks in southern norway and south acid rain does not respect national borders, and is a problem for most european countries the answer has been to join forces to reduce overall european. Even light rain is noteworthy in southern california this is due to its terrain, urban sprawl, and relative infrequency of rain events i had never been asked before, nor since, the type of granular questions about rainfall it was an eye-opening experience for a young meteorologist fascinated by severe.