BEHIND THE NUMBERS. GOP legislators choke on ozone standards.

  title={BEHIND THE NUMBERS. GOP legislators choke on ozone standards.},
  author={Jeffrey Mervis},
  volume={349 6254},
Later this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce steps to protect public health by issuing tougher federal air-quality standards for ground-level ozone, a key component of smog. Many Republicans strongly oppose the change, calling it another ill-advised government regulation that will hurt the economy. A group of medical professionals in Congress has added a new twist to that argument, pointing out in a letter to EPA that ground-level ozone levels have… CONTINUE READING