Air Quality Alert for Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kendall, Lake IL, McHenry and Will Counties — Midnight to Midnight Friday

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MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
258 PM CDT THU AUG 2 2012

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CDT
FRIDAY NIGHT…

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT
AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 3RD
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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