Tag: Public Health

Air Quality: Ozone: Health Friend or Foe?

By Steve Packham Most folks know that ozone is an important part of the atmosphere. Those of us old enough to remember the panic around the depletion of the ozone layer remember that this gas plays an important role in shielding the Earth from harmful radiation. So ozone is good, right? Well, yes and no. …

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Water Cycle: From Cloud to Tap

Dec. 22, 2014 By Kim Dyches It’s easy to take our drinking water for granted—we turn on our tap and just like that, we have clean water. In fact, Americans drink more than 1 billion glasses of tap water a day! But strict regulations to protect the quality of that drinking water are a relatively …

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