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New formula puts Augusta over pollution limit

...the whitish haze cooked up by humidity, sunlight and car exhaust, currently is measured on a federal standard in which...implement controls such as car-pool programs to reduce car exhaust. Other proposed changes in EPA air pollution measurements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/12/met_202455.shtml
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City looks to reduce pollution

...the area comes up for review in 2009, officials said. The culprit, called fine particulate matter, is emitted from car exhaust, coal-fired power plants and pretty much anything else that burns, according to Paul DeCamp, the planning director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/10/met_119749.shtml
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Ozone levels spike in Augusta

...Augusta wasn't alone." Ozone, an unhealthy mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds, originates from car exhaust and industrial emissions. Excessive levels can cause or aggravate respiratory and health problems. Ozone - once measured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/23/tec_296548.shtml
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New violations recorded

...Macon and Columbus. The primary concern is ozone - a mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds spawned by car exhaust and industrial emissions. Excess levels cause a host of respiratory and health problems. Ozone once was measured on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/09/tec_347577.shtml
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EPA hears comments on new ozone limits

...proposed changes to limits for ground-level ozone. Ozone, which stems from industrial and electric plant emissions, car exhaust and gasoline vapors, makes up smog and has been linked to respiratory health problems. Laura Turner Seydel said she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/06/met_142610.shtml
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Augusta's ozone violations more than double

...Clean Energy, a watchdog organization. Ozone is a mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds created by car exhaust and industrial emissions. Excessive levels cause or aggravate respiratory and health problems. Ozone is measured under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/02/met_356073.shtml
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City to take steps to improve air

...dirtier, the standards have tightened for ozone - a dangerous mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds from car exhaust and industrial emissions. Ozone once was measured with hourly levels that could not exceed 0.120 parts per million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/14/met_381118.shtml
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Air quality study waits for pollution

...Air Act. The primary concern is ozone - an unhealthy mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds spawned by car exhaust and industrial emissions. Excessive levels can cause or aggravate respiratory and other health problems. Ozone once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/tec_347007.shtml
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Air standards may squeeze

...acceptable. But with new standards, there could be problems. In the past, ozone - caused by humidity, sunlight and car exhaust - was measured on a standard in which levels at any given hour could not exceed 0.120 parts per million. Under new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/21/met_211664.shtml
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City considers air-quality plan

...Augusta recorded nonattainment levels of ozone - a mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds spawned by car exhaust and industrial emissions. High levels of ozone can cause respiratory and other health problems. The federal standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/11/met_363471.shtml
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