...Air Quality Alert in effect for Thursday June 1st...
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has
declared Thursday June 1st to be an action day for elevated levels
of ozone. Pollutants are expected to be in the unhealthy for
sensitive groups range.
The action day is in effect for the following Michigan counties...
Washtenaw...Wayne...Lenawee and Monroe.
People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to
ozone formation. These activities include...refueling vehicles or
topping off when refueling, using gasoline powered lawn equipment
and using charcoal lighter fluid. Positive activities include...
biking to work, delaying or combining errands and using water based
It is recommended that active children and adults, and people with
respiratory diseases such as asthma, limit prolonged outdoor
For further information, please see the Michigan Department of
Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy page at http://www.deqmiair.org