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The graph below shows UK acid rain emissions, measured in millions of tones, from four different sectors between 1990 and 2007.
» Write at least 150 words.
The line graph illustrates the changes in the amount of acid rain emissions in the UK, from four different categories, namely transport and communication, electricity, gas and water supply, domestic, and other supply, from 1990 to 2007.
Fill the gaps using these words: produced, reaching fell, responsible, saw, considerably, terms, drop, dramatic
It is clear that the total amount of acid rain emissions in the UK ______ ______ between 1990 and 2007. The most ______ decrease was seen in the electricity, gas and water supply sector.
In 1990, around 3.3 million tones of acid rain emissions came from the electricity, gas and water sector. The transport and communication sector was ______ for about 0.7 million tones of emissions, while the domestic sector ______ around 0.6 million tones. Just over 2 million tones of acid rain gases came from other industries.
Emissions from electricity, gas and water supply fell dramatically to only 0.5 million tones in 2007, a ______ of almost 3 million tones. While acid rain gases from the domestic sector and other industries fell gradually, the transport sector ______ a small increase in emissions, ______ a peak of 1 million tones in 2005.