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Military Experts Enlisted to Dispose of Ozone-Damaging Chemicals

Article: Military Experts Enlisted to Dispose of Ozone-Damaging Chemicals

DOHA, Qatar, November 20, 2008 (ENS) – Military experts from Australia, the Netherlands and the United States will help save the ozone layer and fight global warming under a unique partnership between the United Nations, national governments and the armed services. Spearheaded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Defense, the…

Ozone Layer Healing as Emissions Are Cut Back

Article: Ozone Layer Healing as Emissions Are Cut Back

WASHINGTON, DC, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – The emissions of ozone-depleting substances should have “a negligible effect on ozone in all regions beyond 2070,” as long as governments continue to comply with the Montreal Protocol, according to a new assessment of the global ozone layer led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA. The…