Citations with the tag: OZONE -- Environmental aspects
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- Ozone bad for gardens.
Long, Cheryl // Organic Gardening (08973792); Apr95, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p20
Reports on studies on the effects of ground-level ozone on plants. Study by Beverly Hale and her colleagues at the University of Guelph in Ontario on the effect of ozone on raspberries; Study by the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research in Ithaca, New York on the effect of ozone on plants...
- The two faces of ozone.
Scott, Geoff // Current Health 2; Sep92, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p24
Examines the beneficial and dangerous effects of ozone. Molecular structure of ozone and its unstable properties; Why ground-level ozone is such a dangerous air pollutant; Effects on the human respiratory system; The causes of the ozone `hole' over Antarctica; Stratospheric ozone, a defense...
- Clearing the air on urban smog.
Spencer, P.L. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Mar1990, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p12
Refutes the popular conception that urban ozone pollution is high. Role of bad weather; Air quality trends; Misleading tabulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Help monitor ozone levels in 1991.
Spencer, P.L. // Journal of Biological Education; Winter90, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p224
Reports that schools all over Great Britain are continuously growing Nicotiana plants and are monitoring them for degree of spotting indicating levels of ozone concentrations as a part of the WATCH Ozone Project 1990.
- Focus on survival of the planet.
Spencer, P.L. // United Nations Chronicle; Jun89, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p70
Reports on the results of the `Saving the Ozone Layer' conference held in March, 1989 in London. General acceptance that ozone-damaging CFCs and halons must be eliminated; Appeal to industrialized nations to make sacrifices equal to those expected from third world countries. INSET: Ending the...
- Ozone hole peril to Antarctic life.
Spencer, P.L. // USA Today Magazine; Jun89, Vol. 117 Issue 2529, p6
Examines the effect of the hole in Antarctica's ozone layer on life forms on the continent.
- Rural ozone across the eastern United States: Analysis of CASTNet data, 1988-1995.
Baumgardner, Ralph E.; Edgerton, Eric S. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association; Aug98, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p674
Presents an analysis of ozone data collected from 1988 through 1995 at the 41 eastern Clear Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNet) sites in the eastern United States. Patterns of rural ozone; Several indices used to describe ozone exposure to vegetation and human populations.
- Ozone most harmful to trees.
Baumgardner, Ralph E.; Edgerton, Eric S. // USA Today Magazine; Jun92, Vol. 120 Issue 2565, p9
Contends that ozone causes considerably more damages to forests than acid rain. Research conducted by Yale University professor William H. Smith; How ozone damages trees; Trees' role in controlling the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
- New ozone rules for gas haulers.
Baumgardner, Ralph E.; Edgerton, Eric S. // Crain's Detroit Business; 3/25/96, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p20
Reports that effective July 1, 1996 there will be ozone-control rules for gasoline haulers in southeastern Michigan. Information on the program; Name of governmental department which will be responsible for the enforcement of the rules; Names of counties where the requirements will be enforced.
- Solving information overload.
Baumgardner, Ralph E.; Edgerton, Eric S. // American School & University; Apr96, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p32M
Reports on a project being used at the University of Harvard that traces elements in the stratosphere. How the Harvard University Atmospheric Project contributed to the discovery of a hole in the ozone layer; Information on the project; Types of equipment used in the project; Comments from...
- Ozone hole: What it means.
Dane, A. // Popular Mechanics; Feb90, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p35
Reports how the ozone hole over the Antarctic has reappeared after vanishing in 1988. How ozone depletion is caused by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); International cooperation in matter; Problems in containing CFCs.
- Ozone--nature's air purifier.
Moore, Charles W. // Natural Life; Mar96, Issue 48, p5
Presents information on ozone as an air purifier. Average outdoor ozone levels in unpolluted areas; Formation of ozone; Misconception that ozone is a pollutant; Action of ozone in neutralizing pollutants; safe levels for ozone; Availability of ozone generators.
- County near ozone violation.
Kohout, Cheryl // Inside Tucson Business; 11/17/97, Vol. 7 Issue 34, p1
Focuses on the increasing ozone levels in Pima County, Arizona. Proposal to require vapor recovery at gasoline pumps; Concern on noncompliance of people driving more miles; Consequences of ozone standard violations.
- MARKETS AND GEOGRAPHY DESIGNING MARKETABLE PERMIT SCHEMES TO CONTROL LOCAL AND REGIONAL POLLUTANTS.
Nash, Jonathan Remy; Revesz, Richard L. // Ecology Law Quarterly; 2001, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p569
Highlights how traditional tradable pollution permit regimes fail to guard against the violation of ambient standards and the formation of hot spots. Ozone formation processes; Proposal for a constrained emissions permit regime; Choice and use of the air pollution dispersion model.
- Ozone ups and downs.
Flamsteed, S. // Discover; Jan1990, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p33
Discusses problems resulting from the ever-widening ozone hole over Antarctica, which drops ozone layers by up to 50 percent at certain times of the year. A corresponding hole at the Arctic is not worrisome, some scientists say. Problems with too much ozone closer to the ground are also discussed.
- Analysis of Observed Ozone Episode in Urban Jinan, China.
Yin, Yongquan; Lu, Haixia; Shan, Wenpo; Zheng, Yan // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Aug2009, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p159
Using a trajectory model (HYSPLIT) analyzed the ozone episodes observed at urban Jinan in 2005. There were 84 h (in 24 days) of ozone episodes (>100 ppbv) observed during the study. June was the most polluted month in the year. The earliest episode observed in May 4 was mainly caused by the...
- The Austrian ozone-monitoring networks: An innovative...
Schimak, Gerald // Greener Management International; Winter97, Issue 20, p63
Describes a practical solution undertaken by the Austrian Ozone-Monitoring Network to the integration problems arising when combining a number of different environmental information systems. Provisions of the 1992 Austrian Ozone Law; Formation of the Austrian Ozone Monitoring Network; Functions...
- Federal ruling threatens EPA's standing.
Ward, Ken // Las Vegas Business Press; 06/12/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p6
Reports on ruling of the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. on a case involving ozone and particulate pollution.
- Do concentrations of tropospheric ozone in eastern Mpumulanga pose a risk to commercial forests?
Carlson, Colleen A. // South African Journal of Science; Jan97, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p7
Determines the risk which ambient gaseous ozone concentrations pose to the forests of the eastern Mpumulanga region of South Africa. Ozone concentrations recorded in the area between 1990 and 1993; Ozone level suggested by the Critical Loads Advisory Group in Great Britain; Occurrence of...
- Formation and transport of the Madrid ozone plume.
Plaza, J.; Pujadas, M. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association; Jul97, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p766
Presents the results of an experimental study focusing on the formation and transport of phytochemical pollution in the Madrid air basin. Documentation of ozone's seasonal cycles; Measurement of ozone-generated urban plume on polluted days; Average daily cycles of ozone concentrations in...
- The Effect of Lake Temperatures and Emissions on Ozone Exposure in the Western Great Lakes Region.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // Journal of Applied Meteorology; Sep2003, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p1197
A meteorological�chemical model with a 12-km horizontal grid spacing was used to simulate the evolution of ozone over the western Great Lakes region during a 30-day period in the summer of 1999. Lake temperatures in the model were based on analyses derived from daily satellite measurements....
- Study shows ozone retards tree growth.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // American Nurseryman; 5/15/95, Vol. 181 Issue 10, p18
Reports on a study conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory which reveals that ozone stunts the growth of certain forest trees. Ozone's amplification of the stress caused by lack of moisture.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // Youth Studies; Aug90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p7
Presents an address to the Montreal Protocol meeting in London by Susannah Begg, an Australian youth delegation representative on ozone interaction taken from `SMH' dated July 4, 1990.
- Atmospheric alliance calls for balance on ozone and climate change policies.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // Contractor Magazine; Dec97, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p32
Presents information on Matt Chadderdon, chairman of the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy views on illegal imports and the long term objective of ozone protection. Statements made by Chadderdon; Principal issues addressed by Chadderdon at the Montreal Protocol 10th Anniversary meeting
- Protecting the Earth's ozone layer.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch; 12/11/95, Vol. 6 Issue 50-52, p927
Presents a statement by Department Spokesman Nicholas Burns about protecting the Earth's ozone layer, delivered on December 8, 1995. Importance of the ozone layer; Ratification of the Montreal Protocol.
- OTAG supports RFG.
Fast, Jerome D.; Heilman, Warren E. // National Petroleum News; Aug97, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p7
Reports on the Ozone Transport Assessment Group's (OTAG) recommendation for the continued use of reformulated gasoline.
- Smog Story.
Hunter, Catherine // Consumers' Research Magazine; Jul97, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p38
States that a group of state environmental officials in the United States called the Ozone Transport Assessment Group have voted to encourage emission reductions of chemical precursors to smog. Details on the program of the group; Reduction target of the group.
Carroll, Allen // National Geographic; Oct99, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p142
Presents a photograph of a three dimensional image of the ozone hole above Antarctica taken in October 1998. Comparison of the ozone hole to a 1979 image; Chemicals which cause the destruction of ozone.
- Attack on ozone science.
Fisher, Arthur // Popular Science; Oct97, Vol. 251 Issue 4, p72
Recalls how Nobel-Prize caliber scientists long ago concluded that chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) damage the ozone layer. Continuing movement that has come to be known as the ozone backlash; Members of the movement including Lyndon Larouche and S. Fred Singer; What is known about the ozone layer and...
- Ozone maxima off the east coast of South Africa: The role of biomass burning.
Pillay, Y.; Diab, R.D. // South African Journal of Science; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 91 Issue 11/12, p609
Explores the role of biomass burning in ozone maxima off the east coast of South Africa. Nature and extent of unplanned fires in the sugar cane and forestry industries on the eastern seaboard of South Africa; Case studies of severe fire episodes; Evidence for an associated enhancement of ozone;...
- ACAP battles for equitable NOx reductions.
Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering; Mar98, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the formation of the Alliance for Constructive Air Policy, a coalition created by utilities and labor groups from several Midwest, Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and Southern States that aims to influence policy makers in reducing ozone pollution. Development of an alternative to the US...
- Development officials fear ozone rules.
Jefferson, Greg // Indianapolis Business Journal; 09/07/98, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p17A
Discloses that businesses and economic development planners in Indiana are concerned about how new United States Environmental Protection Agency regulations to cut down on ozone will affect manufacturers and industries. Effort by city and state boards to look at possible controls; Impact of the...
- Boucher urges Clinton to defer EPA air rules.
Jefferson, Greg // Coal Age; Jun97, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p26
Reports on a letter sent to President Bill Clinton from Rick Boucher, urging the former to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to refrain from promulgating proposed new national ozone and fine particulate matter (PM) standards. Implementations of the proposed regulations; What the...
- Contolling urban ozone.
Chameides, William L. // World & I; Aug93, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p188
Discusses studies concerning urban ozone. Detrimental effects on living tissue; National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS); Ozone-precursor gases or volatile organic compounds (VOCs); Petrochemical smog; Nitrogn oxides; Reaction sequence that produce ozone; Problems encountered in control;...
- Ozone milestone.
Watson, Traci // U.S. News & World Report; 6/10/96, Vol. 120 Issue 23, p14
Recalls how the United States and 22 other countries signed the Montreal Protocol in 1985, agreeing to limit uses of ozone-eating chemicals. Indication that the pact is paying off; Article in the journal `Science' which indicated for the first time an overall decline in the amount of...
- No more ozone hole?
Levy, Elizabeth // E: The Environmental Magazine; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p21
Provides information on the study `Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 1998,' released by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. Condition of the ozone in 2050; Information on the Montreal Protocol; Factors that may contribute to the repair of...
- Controlling Ozone Levels Within Cities.
Levy, Elizabeth // USA Today Magazine; Aug2002, Vol. 131 Issue 2687, p12
Presents the results of a study conducted by researchers at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on ozone concentrations in the U.S. Use of a comprehensive statistical analysis in the study; Percentage of ozone levels being emitted in a construction site; Ways to reduce levels of ozone and...
- Letter to the Editor.
Brymer, David // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (Taylor & Fran; Feb2013, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p125
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Eduardo P. Olaguer: Thepotential near-source ozone impacts of upstream oil and gas industry emissions," in the 2012 issue is presented.
- Author Response to Letter to the Editor.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (Taylor & Fran; Feb2013, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p127
A response to letter to the editor by author Eduardo P. Olaguer about the article "The potential near-source ozone impacts of upstream oil and gas industry emissions," in the 2012 issue is presented.
- Ozone pollution a growing problem for soybean yield.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Farmer; Feb2013, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p25
The article reports on the claims of Lisa Ainsworth, an associate professor of crop sciences at the University of Illinois and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service plant molecular biologist, on the growing ozone pollution problem that affects soybean yield.
- More worries about pollution.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Nature; 6/6/1996, Vol. 381 Issue 6582, p451
Stresses the negative implications of the increasing amount of ozone in the troposphere and calls for a stronger government commitment to the support of environmental science. Negative effects of excessive amounts of ozone in the troposphere; Efforts by the European Union and the United Nations...
- Air quality standards proposed.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Pit & Quarry; Jan97, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p4
Reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed revised standards for particulate matter and ground level ozone. Harmful effects of breathing soot; Ozone standard.
- Regulatory Overview: NOx Emission Specifications From Stationary Sources.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Pollution Engineering; Nov2001, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p16
Focuses on the government policies concerning viable nitrogen dioxide emissions in the energy systems of several industries in Texas. Standardization of air quality for nitrogen emissions; Detrimental health effect of nitrogen dioxide; Aspects of controlling ozone pollutants.
- Researchers examine effects of CO[sub2], ozone on trees.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // American Nurseryman; 8/15/2002, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p16
Investigates the effect of carbon dioxide and ozone on trees in the United States. List of trees examined; Test site; Relationship between carbon dioxide and ozone.
- Air pollution in northern hemisphere may affect world food supply.
Olaguer, Eduardo P. // Journal of Environmental Health; Sep94, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p28
Discusses a report in the April 1994 issue of the `Science' periodical, written by scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. Exposure of agricultural regions in the northern hemisphere to...
- The year sugar baby died.
Lee, Jill // Agricultural Research; Oct96, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p20
Describes the destructive effects of air pollutants, particularly ozone, on watermelon. Destruction of watermelon variety known as Sugar Baby in 1983 in Indiana by ozone-caused yellow crown blight; Replacement of the Sugar Baby with less ozone-sensitive varieties.
- Ozone Puts New Wrinkle in CO...Yield Projection.
McBride, Judy // Agricultural Research; Apr2000, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p13
Proposes that the air pollutant ozone be included in the computer models that measure the effects of carbon dioxide on crop yield. Research of the Agricultural Research Service's Air Quality-Plant Growth and Development in Raleigh, North Carolina; Why some experiments show greater response to...
- Ozone standards might be met by reducing urban sprawl.
McBride, Judy // National Petroleum News; Dec98, Vol. 90 Issue 13, p7
Reports that federal and state pollution officials are attempting to control urban sprawl to help meet the ozone and particulate matter standards set to go into effect in the United States. Ozone Transport Assessment Group's lead in developing land-use controls; Plan to provide tax incentives...
- Opposition to PM rule heats up.
Barlas, Stephen // National Petroleum News; Jul97, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p22
Reports on the debate over the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rule on ozone and particular matter standards. Concern about the number of areas that would be declared `non-attainment' areas; Congress' interview with Carol Browner of the EPA; Opposition to the EPA proposal by 200...
- Ozone revisions may threaten coal.
Barlas, Stephen // Coal Age; Nov97, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p16
Focuses on the consequences of the rules issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the environmental ozone levels. Regions that would be affected by the standard.