Ozone Formation Related to Power Plant Emissions

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Science  15 Dec 1978:
Vol. 202, Issue 4373, pp. 1186-1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.202.4373.1186


A curious and unambiguous event of excess ozone formation downwind of a power plant has been analyzed. A kinetic model used to simulate the event indicates that the excess ozone can be reconciled entirely on the basis of excess nitrogen oxides in the polluted air.