TITLE

The hazy days of summer … and winter, spring and fall

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;6/26/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the air pollution that is causing haze in national parks in the Western part of the U.S. The cause is pointed to the nitrogen deposition, a byproduct of air pollution, and another is the increasing levels of ammonium, sulfates, nitrates and ozone. In response to the increasing level of air pollution, major government environmental agencies such as the National Park Service and the Environmental Protection Agency has formed the Rocky Mountain National Park Initiative which is aimed at reducing air pollutants in parks. The initiative's first step is to determine the pollutants main sources. The move will set as an example to other officials of parks in the region.
ACCESSION #
21401330

 

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