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ADEQ Extends Ozone Health Watch through Wednesday 

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(Posted Sept. 18, 2012, at 2:40 p.m.) The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has extended an Ozone Health Watch through Wednesday, Sept. 19, for areas within and bordering Maricopa County.

 

An Ozone Health Watch is currently in effect.

 

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

·  Good and Bad Ozone

·  Particulate Matter Fact Sheet

·  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ozone brochure

 

(Source: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality)

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