Acid Rain Increases in Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, June 7 — Acid rain has increased in recent years in Cuba, affirmed Osvaldo Cuesta Santos, head of the Contamination and Atmospheric Chemistry Centre (CECONT) of the Institute of Meteorology.  According to the specialist, 25 per cent of the precipitations in the island contain light to high levels of acidity. The most affected areas are located in industrial regions such as Moa, Cienfuegos and Havana, reported IPS.