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Ozone, Plants and Heat Waves: Team Players in Adverse Health Effects
Jul23

Ozone, Plants and Heat Waves: Team Players in Adverse Health Effects

By The Editors Ozone, the principal component of the mixture of air pollutants known as “smog“, is produced from the action of sunlight on air contaminants from automobile exhausts and other sources. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Ozone in the air we breathe can harm our health—typically on hot, sunny days when ozone can reach unhealthy levels. Even relatively low levels of ozone can cause...

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