005  
AEUS73 KGRR 050738  
AQAGRR  
 
CLEAN AIR ACTION DAY  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
338 AM EDT SUN AUG 5 2018  
 
MIZ037-043-050-056-057-064-071-060400-  
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-KENT-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUDINGTON, HART, MUSKEGON, GRAND HAVEN,  
JENISON, GRAND RAPIDS, HOLLAND, AND SOUTH HAVEN  
338 AM EDT SUN AUG 5 2018  
 
...AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR SUNDAY AUGUST 5.  
 
THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS  
DECLARED SUNDAY AUGUST 5 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...  
 
MASON, OCEANA, MUSKEGON, OTTAWA, KENT, ALLEGAN, AND VAN BUREN.  
 
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...CAR POOLING...BIKING TO WORK...DELAYING OR COMBINING  
ERRANDS...AND USING WATER BASED PAINTS.  
 
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS...AND PERSONS  
WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA...LIMIT PROLONGED  
OUTDOOR EXERTION.  
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION...PLEASE SEE THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF  
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PAGE ON THE INTERNET AT...  
HTTP://WWW.DEQMIAIR.ORG.  
 

 
 
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