High winter ozone pollution from carbonyl photolysis in an oil and gas basin

@article{Edwards2014HighWO,
  title={High winter ozone pollution from carbonyl photolysis in an oil and gas basin},
  author={P. Edwards and Steven S Brown and James M. Roberts and Ravan Ahmadov and Robert M. Banta and J. A. Degouw and William P. Dub{\'e} and Robert A. Field and James H. Flynn and Jessica B. Gilman and Martin Graus and Detlev Helmig and Abigail R. Koss and Andrew O. Langford and Barry L. Lefer and Brian M. Lerner and Rui Li and Shaozhuo Li and Stuart A. McKeen and Shane M Murphy and David D. Parrish and C. Senff and Jeffrey Soltis and Jochen Stutz and Colm Sweeney and Chelsea R. Thompson and Michael K. Trainer and Catalina Tsai and Patrick R. Veres and R. A. Washenfelder and Carsten Warneke and R. J. Wild and Cora J Young and Bin Yuan and Robert J. Zamora},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={514},
  pages={351-354}
}
The United States is now experiencing the most rapid expansion in oil and gas production in four decades, owing in large part to implementation of new extraction technologies such as horizontal drilling combined with hydraulic fracturing. The environmental impacts of this development, from its effect on water quality to the influence of increased methane leakage on climate, have been a matter of intense debate. Air quality impacts are associated with emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx = NO + NO2… Expand
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