Air Quality Alert for Wednesday July 4th and Thursday July 5th Over Chicagoland Counties

MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
105 PM CDT TUE JUL 3 2012

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY JULY 4TH AND THURSDAY
JULY 5TH…

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 4TH AND
FOR THURSDAY JULY 5TH FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA
INCLUDING THE COUNTIES OF …

COOK…DUPAGE…KANE…KENDALL…GRUNDY…LAKE…MCHENRY AND WILL.

AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX. ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS AND ESPECIALLY PEOPLE
WITH PULMONARY OR RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT
PROLONGED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE…PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM…ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. AREA RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO
REDUCE POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECASTS AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN
REDUCE YOUR EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG

THESE ARE THE 4TH AND 5TH AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAYS IN 2012.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV