Air Quality Alert (Wednesday July 6th, 2016)

National Weather Service reports AIR QUALITY ALERT is in effect for Wednesday July 6th, 2016The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Association with Maryland Department of Environment, Virginia Department of Environment Quality, and District Department of Environment has issued a code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Wednesday for the DC Metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that Air Pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children/people suffering from asthma, heart disease, or other lung disease and the elderly. The effects of Air Pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles… VISIT: