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Air Quality Alert

An Air Quality Action Day has been declared by the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management for today July 17th in
Indiana...and is until midnight EDT /11 PM CDT/ tonight.

Levels of fine particles are expected to be unhealthy for sensitive
groups range. Smoke from the Canadian wildfires will adversely
impact air quality. Active children and adults, and people with
respiratory disease, such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
exposure.

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.

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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.

Brian Walsh

July 17th, 2023

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