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Not only does burning fossil fuel create air pollution, it also creates acid rain. Acid rain falls whenever it rains in areas that have air pollution. The rainfall washes the pollution out of the air and onto the earth, rivers and oceans. When acid rain falls on forests, it damages the soil, the water, the plants and the trees that are found there. This creates problems for animals that live in the forest and depend on a healthy forest to survive. Burning coal, diesel fuel and other fossil fuels is the main cause of acid rain.

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