...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY JUNE 30TH...
An Air Quality Action Day has been declared by the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management for La Porte, St. Joseph,
Elkhart, Allen, Wabash and Huntington counties in Indiana...and is
in effect for Thursday and Thursday evening.
Ozone levels are expected to be in the Orange or unhealthy for
sensitive groups range.
People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to
ozone and fine particulate formation. These activities include...
refueling vehicles or topping off when refueling, using gasoline
powered lawn equipment and using charcoal lighter fluid. Positive
activities include...car pooling, biking to work, delaying or
combining errands and using water based paints.
It is recommended that people with respiratory diseases such as
asthma limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
For additional information, please visit the IDEM SMOG Watch web;
site at https://apps.idem.in.gov/smogwatch/ or the EPA AIRNOW web;
site at www.airnow.gov and click on Indiana.