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➔ Air pollution from industrial, residential and transport emissions causes costly damage to infrastructure, vehicles and other materials

➔ The corrosion effect is most severe where industrialized or newly-industrializing countries lack controls on harmful emissions such as sulphur dioxide and that rely intensively on coal power generation, an important contributor to acid rain

➔ Affected countries can take inspiration from regulations put into effect in developed countries since the 1990s that have met with considerable success in reducing the amount of acid rain and damages to infrastructure as well as health and the environment