why is reducing ozone
emissions important?

Health

Breathing poor air quality can
result in a number of health
effects and even lead to a variety
of respiratory illnesses.

Economics

Aside from health risks there are many economic repercussions if the City was to fall into a non-attainments designation.

Loss of federal
highway and
transit funding

More stringent and
expensive control
equipment for
industries

Loss of industry and
economic development
in and around the
Wichita area

More costly summer
gasoline specifcally
designed to reduce
ozone-forming
emissions