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Air Quality Alert

McHenry-Lake IL-Kane-DuPage-Kendall-Grundy-Northern Cook-
Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-Southern Will-Eastern Will-
Including the cities of Crystal Lake, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock,
Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, Gurnee, Aurora, Elgin,
Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Lombard, Carol Stream, Oswego,
Yorkville, Plano, Morris, Coal City, Minooka, Evanston, Des Plaines,
Schaumburg, Palatine, Northbrook, Chicago, Cicero, Oak Lawn,
Oak Park, La Grange, Calumet City, Oak Forest, Lemont, Orland Park,
Park Forest, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Mokena, Channahon,
Manhattan, Wilmington, Crete, Peotone, and Beecher
1202 AM CDT Sun Jun 4 2023


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

Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality
forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found

Today will be the 4th Air Pollution Action Day in 2023.

media contact...217 558 1536.


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