Acid Rain and Its Effects on Trees

Acid rain is common throughout the Long Island and New York area. Acid rain is a result of high pollution and air contamination. It is a result of the burning of fossil fuels and waste gases, containing sulfur and nitrogen oxides. Once these gases are introduced into the atmosphere, it then combines with the rain,…

De-icing Salt and its Effects on the Environment

Clearview Tree and Land has observed that the use of de-icing salt has greatly increased within the last couple of years, ¬†through Nassau County, Queens and NYC areas. De-icing salt is usually composed of sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, magnesium chloride, and rock. Salt has water absorbing, as well as corrosive characteristics, which many can visibly…