Explaining the changes in vog content


A page 1A article on a recent vog study in Friday’s edition should have explained that when sulfur dioxide has time to spread and move across land, reacting with water vapor and other elements, it creates sulfate, initially in the form of sulfuric acid. The sulfate is later neutralized by ammonia to become a less corrosive substance called ammonium sulfate.

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