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Ozone is something talked about, but often misunderstood. Some feel the ozone layer is bad for you, for instance, even though it has no negative effect whatever upon humans. As a chemist, I would like to add positive understanding to educate and fight against misinformation.
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A Comprehensive Guide to “Good” and “Bad” Ozone

Ozone bOzone Injury to Tulip Poplar Leafoth protects and attacks the health of humans. The high altitude ozone layer is vital to good health, whereas ozone generated near earth antagonizes respiratory health and damages certain manufactured items.

Man has damaged the ozone layer, especially through the use of certain chlorinated fluorocarbons. He has also increased generation of the harmful variety. Nevertheless, there are valid uses for ozone generation, such as purification in wastewater treatment plants. There are even ozone generators for air purification and fish tank fungus prevention. Enjoy informative articles on ozone, its protection and its control, written by your Bright Hub contributors.

Lower Atmosphere Ozone Damage to Tulip Poplar Leaf: US Government - National Park Service (NPS)

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