Air Quality Alert Effective 4 PM Friday Afternoon Until Midnight Saturday Night

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425 PM CDT FRI AUG 24 2012

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
CDT SATURDAY NIGHT…

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DECLARED AN AIR
POLLUTION ACTION DAY FOR TODAY FRIDAY AUGUST 24TH AND ALSO FOR
SATURDAY AUGUST 25TH FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA.

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

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



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