23 Sep '11, 9pm

FDA info about inhaler ban: Info on "Montreal Protocol on Substances" that got this started

FDA info about inhaler ban: Info on "Montreal Protocol on Substances" that got this started

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Figure 1: Antarctic Ozone Hole Source : NASA’s Ozone Hole Watch Web Site , Sept. 24, 2006 The high-altitude, or stratospheric ozone layer of the air acts like a shield in the atmosphere that protects life on Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. During the 1980s, scientists observed that the stratospheric ozone layer was getting thinner. Today, all UN recognized nations have ratified the treaty and continue to phase out the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer while searching for ozone-friendly alternatives. Over the past 20 years, EPA is proud to have been part of a broad coalition that developed and implemented flexible, innovative, and effective approaches to ensure stratospheric ozone layer protection. Read more in the 2007 progress report . In 1995, the United Nations n...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/ozone/intpol/

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Consumer Protection and Fair Practices Act

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Explanation of radiation and radioactivity:

epa.gov 25 Sep '11, 3pm

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