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Atmospheric Programs
Working to protect human health and the environment through implementation of cross-cutting atmospheric programs. Covers acid rain, ozone layer depletion, and greenhouse gas emissions.


Environmental Effects of Acid Rain
Fact Sheets on the effects of acid rain, the benefits of reducing it and what has been done so far.

The Science of Ozone Depletion
What is ozone depletion, how it occurs, common myths, health effects, benefits of the phaseout.

Climate Protection Partners EPA works with businesses, organizations, governments, and consumers to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases that contribute to global climate change by promoting greater use of energy efficient and other cost-effective technologies. We also work to improve understanding of the more potent greenhouse gases and options for sequestering carbon dioxide.

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