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In Canada, this issue was first recognized in the late 1950s when damage was noticed to crops of tobacco grown along the north shore of Lake Erie. The “weather fleck” damage was shown to occur following higher than 26 normal concentrations of ozone (50–150 ppb). Air quality management in this period was driven by voluntary actions. For example, the Sarnia region, heavily industrialized already, initiated the Sarnia-Lambton Environmental Association (SLEA) in 1952. It still monitors ambient environmental conditions today, and shares information with the community as well as government agencies.
A. and Canada have taken since in managing the air pollution that crosses their lengthy border. Morris Katz went on to be chairman, Canadian Section, Technical Advisory Board on Air Pollution, Defense Research Council Chemical Laboratories, International Joint Commission (IJC), where he continued his pioneering work on transboundary air pollution by looking at public health in the Detroit/Windsor area, (Katz 1955). This work laid the foundation for the creation of the International Air Quality Advisory Program (IAQAP) and the Michigan-Ontario Board created under the IJC in 1966.
In 1984–85, then US EPA Administrator Ruckelshaus proposed to do a lake survey in the United States to determine the extent of acid rain effects. A large supplemental appropriation (about $80 M USD/year) was obtained, with $10 M USD/year going to the United States Forestry Service (USFS) for surveys of forests. This support led to increased independent effort to build regional acid rain deposition models for North America. Increased effort was put into modelling photochemical oxidants on a regional basis (Clarke et al.
Air Quality Management: Canadian Perspectives on a Global Issue by Steven Sakiyama, Randolph P. Angle (auth.), Eric Taylor, Ann McMillan (eds.)