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E-M:/ Yesterday's Smog Report



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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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Tuesday's ozone episode was bad throughout West Michigan,
north central Michigan and into Michigan's Thumb

Health standard excusions over 85 ppb recorded at:

Benzonia     94
Scottville   100
Muskegon  108
Evans   93
Grand Rapids 89
Jenison   86
Holland  87
Coloma  96
Cassopolis   100
Kalamazoo  92
Houghton Lake    90
Flint    85
Otisville   96
Harbor Beach  88
Detroit (e 7 mile)  87


Smog at Muskegon was the worse or among the worst
of perhaps one other place in the entire midwest 
yesterday, according to www.epa.gov/airnow

The Houghton Lake monitor was supposed to be 
a background monitor when it was installed.  Instead,
it is showing that transported air pollution (that Russ
Harding is trying hard to ensure continues to come
to Michigan) affects very large portions of rural Michigan.

Areas of Michigan with no coverage for smog 
monitors include the upper peninsula, the 
Saginaw bay area, Livingston County,
northern Oakland County and the Alpena area.   MDEQ
has not replaced a monitor previously sited at
Algonac that frequently showed high concentrations
of smog

Predictions of excessive smog continue today only for
Southeast Michigan

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