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The American Chemical Society says Fourth of July fireworks across the United States, as well as July 1 for Canada Day observances, might go green. The ACS says a new generation of green fireworks is quietly making its way toward the sky -- green as in environmentally friendly. Fireworks, flares and other pyrotechnics traditionally have included potassium perchlorate as the oxidizer, a material that provides the oxygen that fireworks need to burn, the society said.
With millions of people in the United States eagerly awaiting those July 4 fireworks displays â€” and our Canadian neighbors doing likewise for their July 1 Canada Day celebrations
- totally perplexed and mixed up.