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Colorado smoke to lower air quality in Minnesota

June 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory due to forecasted increases in ozone pollution from noon to midnight today for the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Rochester. Continue Reading

Report: Regional air quality receives ‘A’ grade

April 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Of the eight counties in the state monitored for air quality, the American Lung Association gave three counties in the region an ‘A,’ according to a report released Wednesday. Continue Reading

OBIT: F. Sherwood Rowland, 84, Nobel scientist who warned of Earth’s thinning ozone layer

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

F. Sherwood Rowland, the Nobel prize-winning chemist who sounded the alarm on the thinning of the Earth’s ozone layer and crusaded against the use of man-made chemicals that were harming earth’s atmospheric blanket, has died. Continue Reading

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Moorhead H20 ‘best in glass’

December 26, 2010 in INFORUM

Ozone treatment key to award-winning water
What a difference an oxygen atom makes.
Slapping an additional atom onto a typical oxygen molecule creates ozone, which the city of Moorhead uses as the primary disinfectant and treatment agent for its municipal water supply. Continue Reading

Ozone rules could cost Minnesota

December 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Depending on how low the new standard goes, Minnesota could be affected, with residents, agencies and businesses forced to spend millions of dollars on measures to improve air quality even further. Continue Reading

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