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Air Quality Action Day in Northwest Indiana Thursday

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An Air Quality Action Day has been forecast for northwest Indiana for Thursday, August 30, 2012 for ozone. This includes the counties of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte and the cities of Gary, Hammond, Whiting, and Michigan City.

Ozone levels are expected to be in the orange or Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range.

Children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor exertion. For information visit Smog Watch at

 or the EPA AIRNow web site at

 and click on Indiana.


Posted 8/29/2012