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Ozone - Good Up High Bad Nearby

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June 2003
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TOP: The "good" ozone layer in the stratosphere protects life on Earth from the Sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.
MIDDLE: Antarctic Ozone Thinning-shown in blue and purple, extended out over 16 million square miles or about the same size as North America (2001 NASA satellite image).
BOTTOM: "Bad" ozone at ground-level is harmful to breathe and damages crops, trees, and other vegetation.

United States
Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
June 2003

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