This is an important message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system.
AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY JUNE 12 2017…
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in association
With Maryland Department of the Environment, Virginia Department
Of Environmental Quality, and District Department of Environment
Has issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Monday for
The DC metro area.
A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution
Concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
Sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
Suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
The elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.
For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
Particles… visit http://www.cleanairpartners.net.