C1.2 Limestone

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Uses, benefits and problems

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C1.2 Limestone
  1. Uses
    1. products are used to neutralise acidic soil
      1. acidity in lakes...

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        • Acidity in lakes and rivers caused by acid rain is also neutralised by limestone products.
      2. makes chemicals used in making dyes, paints and medicines
        1. used in power stations to neutralise sulphur dioxide
          1. sulfur dioxide is a cause of acid rain
          2. limestone can be used to make building materials like cement, concrete and mortar
          3. Benefits
            1. limestone quarries and associated businesses provide jobs for people and bring more money into the local economy
              1. this leads to local improvements in transport, roads, recreation facilities and health
            2. Problems
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