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OZONE LAYER Definition & Legal Meaning

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A protective covering of ozone gas in the lower levels of the stratosphere. The main purpose of the ozone layer is to prevent ultraviolet rays that emanate from the sun from entering in to our atmosphere. The ozone layer is significantly damaged by ozone depleting substances, such as greenhouses gases, etc.


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