IDEM Issues Ozone Action Day for Friday, June 19th

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management and Northwest Indiana Clean Air have issued an Air Quality Action Day for tomorrow, Friday, June 19th in northwest Indiana. High ozone levels are forecast for the second consecutive day.

IDEM encourages everyone to help reduce ozone by walking or biking to work, combining errands, avoid re-fueling vehicles or using gasoline-powered lawn equipment until after 7pm, turning lights off and setting air conditioners to 75 degrees or above. Children, the elderly and anyone with heart or lung conditions should reduce or avoid exertion and heavy outdoor work.