DEQ urges residents with health problems to be prepared for ozone season

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Posted on April 29, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 29 at 8:46 AM

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Air quality is a top concern for many people in the New Orleans metro area and we're approaching the start of ozone season, which can cause trouble for people with asthma or those spending a lot of time outside.

The State Department of Environmental Quality is working to help alert people when the ozone reaches dangerous levels, and DEQ Environmental Scientist Michael Vince and Regional Planning Commission member Meredith Soniat join the Eyewitness Morning News with more.

Click the following links if you'd like to check the DEQ's site for air quality or sign up for the Enviroflash Alert Program.

 

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