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Nitrogen Dioxide

Nitrogen Dioxide, which is a primary component of NOx, is produced when fuel is burned in motor vehicles, power plants, industrial boilers, and other sources.

Nitrogen Dioxide can place a strain on the heart and respiratory system, and can increase a person's susceptibility to respiratory infections.

Monitors in Florida have never measured a violation of the ambient standard for nitrogen dioxide.

The new federal Clean Air Act Amendments require further reductions of nitrogen oxides emissions because of their relationship to acid rain and ozone formation. As a result, we expect no violations of the ambient air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide in the future either.

Last updated: September 11, 2013

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