July 16, 2012

Air Quality Action Day - July 17

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has declared that tomorrow Tuesday July 17, 2012 is an Air Quality Action Day for St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties.   This means that meteorologists have forecasted that weather conditions will be conducive to high levels of ozone pollution.  These actions will help lower emissions that contribute to the formation of ozone:

·        Bike, walk, carpool, or take the bus.
·        Perform regular vehicle maintenance.
·        Conserve fuel by combining trips.
·        Refuel your car in the evening.
·        Reduce engine idling time.