EPA analyst predicts higher ozone levels despite falling emissions

April 7, 2021
An EPA policy analyst is predicting higher levels of harmful ground-level ozone resulting from rising global temperatures, even as emissions of ozone-forming air pollution and other conventional air pollutants continue what the staffer calls a “precipitous” drop in the United States. On an April 6 webinar to launch the virtual annual conference of the Health Effects Institute (HEI), Neal Fann, a senior policy analyst with EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, outlined some of his findings regarding the...

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