Re: Life Duty Death

Beese Erik William (
Sun, 17 Sep 1995 06:10:49 GMT

In article <>,
Julie Locascio <> wrote:
>>At this point there is not a single documented instance of rain acidic
>>enough to even irritate skin.
>People who visited Niagara Falls told me that everybody has to wear disposable
>rain ponchos there because the acid in the falls just eats through clothing
>and rubber rain ponchos.

I live about an hour from Niagara falls. That is an untrue statement.
HOWEVER to the previous poster there have been recorded rainfalls over
West Virginia with a pH of 1.5 which is 1-3 times more acidic than
digestive juices. That would cuse some discomfort I am sure