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OZONE | Fast facts



Published: Wed, July 18, 2007 @ 12:00 a.m.

OZONE | Fast facts

Ozone or smog is created by the sun’s causing a chemical reaction in pollutants in the air. Examples of the most common sources of the pollutants are:

50 percent: Mobile sources, such as vehicles, farming equipment, trains, ships, lawn mowers.

25 percent: Point sources, such as electric generating units.

25 percent: Area sources (considered collectively), such as spray painting auto body shops or dry cleaners.

Source: Mahoning-Trumbull Air Pollution Control Agency


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