IDEM issues air-quality alert for Wednesday

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By The Staff

An air-quality action day has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for Southwestern Indiana for Wednesday, June 24 for ozone.

This includes Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick, Perry and Greene counties in Indiana .

Ozone levels are expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range on June 24.  People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion when outdoors.

For more information visit the IDEM Smog Watch Web site at www.in.gov/apps/idem/smog or call (800) 631-2871.