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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 9:55 AM EDT on July 22, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2014


... Air quality alert in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Richmond... Kings... Queens... New York... Bronx... Westchester...
Rockland.

In effect until 10 PM EDT this evening.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater
than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground
level ozone. The air quality index... or aqi... was created as an
easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale.
The higher the aqi value... the greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department
of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of
elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those
with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart
disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll
free number is: 1 800 5 3 5 1 3 4 5.


Mps

955 am EDT Tue Jul 22 2014

... Air quality alert in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Richmond... Kings... Queens... New York... Bronx... Westchester...
Rockland.

In effect until 10 PM EDT this evening.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater
than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground
level ozone. The air quality index... or aqi... was created as an
easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale.
The higher the aqi value... the greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department
of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of
elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those
with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart
disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll
free number is: 1 800 5 3 5 1 3 4 5.



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