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Ozone is a colorless gas with a noticeable smell. Although ozone is naturally found in the atmosphere, it is also a main part of air pollution called smog.

Carbon monoxide is a poison, even at low levels. Breathing high levels of CO can cause severe illness or death in a matter of minutes.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that public water systems use chlorine for disinfection at the water treatment facility.

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas. It is produced when liquid, solid, or gas fuel is burned. It is sometimes confused with carbon dioxide (CO2).

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific lead-based paint requirements for the maintenance and renovation of buildings and structures built prior to 1978.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory is accredited by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) for blood lead testing by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

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