NAPAP

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NAPAPNational Acid Precipitation Assessment Program
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This effort will complement the work currently being done by the Forest Service and Environmental Protection Agency under the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, and will provide more comprehensive data on the impact of acid rain, ozone, and heavy metals on tree growth.
* After a decade of debate, Congress finally passed amendments to the Clean Air Act, strengthening pollution controls, stepping up the monitoring of atmospheric emissions, launching a host of research initiatives and reviving the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) (138: 277).
NAPAP: Many researchers thought the administration acted prematurely in ending the 10-year National Acid PRecipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) this past Oct.
1, the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) will enter the ranks of history, winding up its 10-year, $535 million study of acid rain.
When President Carter set up the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) in 1980 (SN: 2/24/90, p.119), researchers lacked a reliable inventory assessing annual emissions of the primary pollutants responsible for acid rain.
Irving, associate director of the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP).
And that's why researchers are beginning to focus their attention on watershed liming -- an alternative buffering strategy that's expected to provide at least five to 10 years of benefits per treatment, says Olem, who conducted a peer-reviewed survey of liming science and technology for the federally funded National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program.
With the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program's completion this year, EPA will phase out about $18 million in acid-rain programs.
One indication of the shift toward studying the effects of a wider range of pollutants is evident in recent research sponsored by the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP).
These conclusions are contained in an interim assessment of the causes and effects of acid rain, issued by the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP), the umbrella organization coordinating federal acid rain research.
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