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a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water

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Concentrations of ground-level ozone irritate the lungs and eyes and can temporarily decrease lung capacity by as much as 20 percent.
As for Ray's second claim, hydrocarbons contribute to increasing the level of ozone in smog by a very indirect route.
In any case, if stratospheric ozone is declining, more UV-B sunlight should be reaching the earth's surface.
They conclude that any reduction in ambient ozone levels, such as through transportation planning in urban areas, could be expected to yield important benefits to public health, even in areas that already meet current regulatory standards.
Meanwhile, last year the San Joaquin Valley had the most days - 82 - exceeding the nation's new ozone limit, which measures ozone levels over eight hours and is designed to protect against health problems associated with breathing low levels of ozone over a long period of time.
A study released last summer by Columbia University and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies uses computer models to predict that the ozone hole will keep growing until 2020.
Ozone was generated by a 10-inch Penray ultraviolet lamp, an ozone analyzer and a [NO.
He told me that the ozone travels up the drainages on a daily basis.
Ozone was the only pollutant associated with changes in sperm quality.
With the upgrade, Jensen will treat 750 million gallons of water a day, making it the nation's largest drinking-water plant to use ozone as a disinfectant.
Measurements show that the decline in chlorine, resulting from an international ban on chlorine-containing manmade chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), has resulted in about 20 percent less ozone depletion during the Antarctic winter than there was in 2005 - the first year that measurements of chlorine and ozone during the Antarctic winter were made by NASA's Aura satellite.
com)-- Pacific Ozone proudly announces that it is a founding member of EuOTA, the European Trade Association for ozone generator manufacturers supplying the European Market, and is a co-owner of the EuTOA Ozone Dossier.
USA], Nov 3 (ANI): The hole in the Earth's ozone layer- that acts like a sunscreen, shielding Earth from potentially harmful UV radiation- was the smallest observed since 1988.
ISLAMABAD -- International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer will be observed on September 16 across the globe.