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Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists Over Antarctica Despite Ban on Chlorofluorocarbons

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Earth’s atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting chemical compound from an unknown source, surpassingly, decades after the compound was banned worldwide, according to new research out from NASA published in the Aug. 18 issue of Geophysical Research Letters. Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), once used in…