MPCA Issues Air Pollution Advisory | Environment
(ABC 6 News) - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health advisory for Rochester from noon until midnight on Wednesday, July 4. Below is a portion of the news release issued by the MPCA.
"Ozone is expected to near a level that is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups. Those sensitive to ozone include people with preexisting respiratory conditions, the elderly, children, and individuals who participate in outdoor activities requiring extended or heavy exertion. These individuals are encouraged to postpone or reduce vigorous outdoor activity, or schedule outdoor activity in the morning, when ozone levels are lower. Even persons who are otherwise healthy may experience health effects when ozone levels increase."
The complete report can be found at: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/about-mpca/mpca-news/current-news-releases/mpca-extends-ozone-alert-for-twin-cities-rochester-through-july-4.html