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Ozone Health Watch Extended Through Thursday 

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(Posted May 9, 2012, at 12:47 p.m.) The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has extended the Ozone Health Watch first issued for May 8 through Thursday, May 10, for areas within and bordering Maricopa County.

 

ADEQ issues a Health Watch when the highest concentration of ozone or particulate matter levels may approach the federal health standard.

 

People with respiratory or other health problems that make them more sensitive to air pollution are advised to limit their outdoor activity.

 

Resources

· Effects of Common Air Pollutants

· Ozone Fact Sheet

· Particulate Matter Fact Sheet

· Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ozone brochure

 

(Source: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality)

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ozone, health watch, Maricopa, pollutants
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