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Knozone Action Day Wednesday

By · May 26, 2010 at 4:49 am

Today is a Knozone Action Day… here’s what that means for the Indy Metro:

THE OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY TODAY FOR THE
FOLLOWING INDIANA COUNTIES…

MARION…HAMILTON…MADISON…DELAWARE…HANCOCK…SHELBY… JOHNSON…MORGAN…HENDRICKS…BOONE…HOWARD…JACKSON AND KNOX.

AN OZONE ACTION DAY MEANS THAT A COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES …LIGHT WINDS…AND OTHER FACTORS…ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
CONDITIONS WHERE HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE EMISSIONS…MAY EXCEED
FEDERALLY MANDATED STANDARDS.

HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED ACTIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS.

RIDE THE BUS INSTEAD OF TAKING YOUR CAR. CAR-POOL WITH A FRIEND OR CO-WORKER.
REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN DRIVE THRU LANES.
POSTPONE FILLING OR TOPPING OFF YOUR GAS TANK UNTIL AFTER DARK.
PUT OFF MOWING YOUR LAWN UNTIL AFTER 600 PM.

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