Ozone Action Day

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Ozone Aggravates Respiratory Problems

With all the hot weather this summer, 2012 has had 13 ozone action days so far – already more than last year’s nine days, seven in 2010 and six in 2009. Breathing ozone can trigger coughing, a scratchy throat, or worse, it can aggravate asthma and emphysema.

07/17/2012

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Officials Declare Air Quality Action Day For Pittsburgh Area

Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees again today, which has prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to declare a code orange Air Quality Action day for the Pittsburgh area.

06/20/2012

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