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- Luo, Dongmin; Corey, Richard; Propper, Ralph; Collins, James; Komorniczak, Anna; Davis, Monique; Berger, Nicholas; Lum, Susan
- Environmental science & policy 2011 v.14 no.6 pp. 585-593
- acetates; aerosols; climate; emissions; environmental assessment; issues and policy; nitrogen oxides; ozone; ozone depletion; solar radiation; stratosphere; troposphere; volatile organic compounds; California
- ... Regulatory agencies control emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) because they react with nitrogen oxides in the presence of sunlight to yield tropospheric or ground-level ozone. However, reaction rates vary widely depending upon the type of VOC. Most VOC regulations developed in the United States consist of mass-based limits, except that VOCs found to be minimally reactive are exempted f ...