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Proposed Ban of Aerosol Spray

A news report discusses the results of a 1974 study on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which prompted a proposed ban on aerosol products containing the manmade gas thought to be depleting the ozone layer in the earth's atmosphere.

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