Air quality alert issued for Wayne County through Monday


Posted Sunday, July 5, 2020 | The Huron Hub

Air quality alert for Wayne County

Issued by National Weather Service
Detroit, MI – 11:17 AM EDT Sun, Jul 5, 2020

Air Quality Alert in effect for Monday July 6th…

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has declared Monday July 6th to be an action day for elevated levels of ozone. Pollutants are expected to be in the unhealthy for sensitive groups range.

The action day is in effect for the following Michigan counties…

St. Clair…Livingston…Oakland…Macomb…Washtenaw…Wayne and Monroe.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to ozone formation. These activities include…refueling vehicles or topping off when refueling, using gasoline powered lawn equipment and using charcoal lighter fluid. Positive activities include… biking to work, delaying or combining errands and using water based paints.

It is recommended that active children and adults, and people with respiratory diseases such as asthma, limit prolonged outdoor exertion.

For further information, please see the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy page at
http://www.deqmiair.org

Source: National Weather Service in Detroit


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