DOMESTIC AND MUNICIPAL CHLORINE
& THE OZONE LAYER DESTRUCTION?
by Mark Livingstone
March 07, 2005
I have for many, many years, long been aware of the "hole
in the Ozone layer". In New Zealand skin cancer has been
the largest single cause of death. Now I live in the UK and it
has only recently become a public awareness issue. To date almost
universally, everyone has been concerned about HFCs as a major
contributory source of the most ozone destructive element - Chlorine.
My questions are: What happens
to all the chlorine world wide that is pumped into the world's
water supplies for domestic use including drinking water swimming
pools etc? By my reckoning this has to escape to the atmosphere.
Has anyone worked out the hundreds of tons per day that this
represents and b) does this gas already in its elemental state
contribute to the destruction of the ozone layer?
Predict Arctic Ozone Loss by Doug Schneider
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