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Air Quality Alerts – Do Anything Different?

Do you change your plans – driving, mowing? – when you hear about an air quality alert?

The city has issued several alerts about poor air quality so far this summer. The alerts suggest you drive less, mow your lawn after sunset, and wait to fuel up until evening, too. They caution those in “sensitive” groups to avoid strenuous activity outside. When you hear about an air quality alert, do you change your plans for the day in any way?