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Public Health and Environmental Groups Support Stronger National Air Quality Standards for Ozone
Date:2/1/2010

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Sacramento, CA 95834

WHEN:  February 4, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.

Ground-level ozone is one of the most widespread and dangerous air pollutants threatening the health of millions of people and the environment and significantly contributes to asthma attacks, hospitalizations and premature deaths. In fact, six of the ten most polluted cities in the U.S. for ozone are in California including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and Fresno.

The EPA decided after litigation against the 2008 standard by ALA and other organizations to revise the national ambient air quality standards set by the Bush Administration and propose much tighter standards.  The research conducted over the past decade demonstrates that the current standard of 75 ppb not only fails to meet the requirements of the Clean Air Act, but also does not adequately protect citizens or the environment from harm.  The EPA is proposing a standard between 60-70 PPB, a level that would substantially improve the public's health.

The public hearing on the new proposed standards will follow the press conference.

SOURCE American Lung Association in California


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