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INZ001-002-261545-
LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO
1036 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED FOR NORTHWEST INDIANA
FOR TODAY...JUNE 25TH...AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT.

OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE ORANGE OR UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS RANGE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT
THE IDEM SMOG WATCH WEB SITE AT WWW.IN.GOV/APPS/IDEM/SMOG/ OR THE
EPA AIRNOW WEB SITE AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV AND CLICK ON INDIANA.

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ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-261545-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
1036 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.

AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX.

ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR
RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR
ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE...PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM...ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE
POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECAST AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCED YOUR
EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV. MEDIA CONTACT...217 299 6057.

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