For Immediate Release: July 26, 2010
Ozone health watch in
effect Monday, July 26
ARIZ. (July 26, 2010)
Air quality forecasters expect ground level ozone pollution levels to increase
today. As a result, a health watch will be in effect until midnight.
Goodyear Councilmember Joanne Osborne, an ambassador for the Clean Air Make
More program, suggests following the organization's recommendations. Making the
following tips part of your daily routine, especially during pollution
advisories and health watches, will help make more clean air:
your vehicle after dark or during cooler evening hours.
waiting in long drive-thru lines-park your car and go inside the coffee shop,
restaurant or bank.
less. When possible, carpool, vanpool or use public transportation.
Delay big painting projects until high-pollution advisories or health watches
low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) or water-based paints, stains, finishes
and paint strippers.
sure containers of household cleaners, paint, yard chemicals and other solvents
are tightly sealed to prevent vapors from escaping into the air.
electricity by using CFL blubs, increasing the thermostat when you are not at
home and installing sun-screens.
means the highest concentration of pollution may approach the federal health
standard. Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or
heavy outdoor exertion during a health watch.
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