EPA to set new limits on levels of harmful ozone pollution in atmosphere


For the first time since 2008, the Environmental Protection Agency will tighten a federal limit on the amount of harmful ground-level ozone in the air, The Wall Street Journal reported. Ground-level ozone is associated with shortness of breath and aggravated lung conditions among people who breathe it, especially children and the elderly. The new standards are the latest in a string of environmental and energy policy changes mandated by President Obama's Clean Air Act.

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