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Destruction of ozone layer is slowing after worldwide ban on CFC release

Posted: 7/30/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 432   Submitted By:clayroy   Category: Science Controversies   Source: www.eurekalert.org
WASHINGTON - The rate at which ozone is being destroyed in the upper stratosphere is slowing, and the levels of ozone-destroying chlorine in that layer of the atmosphere have peaked and are going down -- the first clear evidence that a worldwide reduction in chlorofluorocarbon pollution is having the desired effect, according to a new study.

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