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Ontario smog advisory for Wednesday, including the
Windor-Sarnia boundary area

From: <admin@airqualityontario.com>
To: <ajs@sagady.com>
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Subject: ** Smog Advisory **
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 13:00:21 -0500
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Please do not reply to this e-mail. For general inquiries
about smog alerts, or if you are experiencing technical
difficulties, e-mail: officeaq@ene.gov.on.ca.
For media inquiries call the media line at (416) 314-6666.
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A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the
Environment for the following forecast regions:

     For: Wednesday August 20, 2003
     Barrie-Huronia-Simcoe County
     Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk
     Elgin
     Grey-Bruce
     Haliburton
     Halton-Peel
     Hamilton
     Huron-Perth
     Kingston-Brockville
     London-Middlesex-Oxford
     Niagara
     Parry Sound-Muskoka
     Peterborough and the Kawarthas
     Prince Edward County
     Quinte-Northumberland
     Sarnia-Lambton
     Smiths Falls-Frontenac-Lanark
     Toronto
     Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin
     Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent
     York-Durham

Advisories will remain in effect until further notice.

For more details visit the Air Quality Ontario website at:
www.airqualityontario.com

During the smog episode, individuals may experience eye
irritation. Heavy outdoor exercise may cause respiratory
symptoms such as coughing or shortness of breath. People
with heart or lung disease including asthma may experience
a worsening of their condition.

* A Smog Advisory means that there is a strong likelihood
that there may be poor air quality within the next 24 hours
due to ground-level ozone and/or fine particulate matter.

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Spare the Air Actions
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During a smog advisory, there are a number of actions that you can
take to help spare the air.

Travel tips - all year round:
  - leave your car at home - walk, cycle, carpool or take public transit
  - tele-conference instead of driving to meetings
  - limit car trips by doing all your errands at once, and do
    not let your engine idle
  - keep your car well tuned, check your tire pressure and
    drive at moderate speeds


Health tips:
  - wear light clothing at work while air conditioning is reduced
  - avoid exposure to vehicle exhaust fumes
  - avoid strenuous exercise in the heat of the day
  - consult your doctor for specific health advice

Electricity saving tips:
  -  save electricity at home by turning down the air
     conditioner and turning off lights you are not using

Other pollution reduction tips:
  - leave lawn mowing for another day
  - restrict the use of gasoline-powered equipment
  - delay using oil-based paints, solvents and cleaners

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