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E-M:/ Code Orange PM 2.5 Air Pollution -- Southern Michigan



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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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Sierra Club Mackinac Chapter
Air Pollution Review and Alert
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As of 8:13 AM this morning, nearly all of the near real time PM 2.5 
air pollution monitors in Michigan (except Holland and Kalamazoo) are showing 
Code Orange air pollution -- Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG).  This 
is a continuation of a high pollution pattern from Sunday.

For the last 24 hours, USG  PM 2.5 sites include Grand Rapids, Lansing, Dearborn, 
Allen Park, Port Huron, Saginaw, Flint, Ypsilanti and Houghton Lake.   

Highest PM 2.5 air pollution for the last 24 hours has been at Lansing.   Second highest
at Port Huron.

Ontario just declared a smog alert for substantial portions of their jurisdiction.

Michigan Details at:

http://www.deq.state.mi.us/aqi/
http://www.deq.state.mi.us/aqi/PM.asp

Northeastern United States airport visibility indications and degraded 
conditions visibible at 
http://www.wunderground.com/US/Region/Northeast/Visibility.html

Degraded visibility apparent at Detroit:
http://www.mwhazecam.net/detroit.html 
[hard to see Belle Isle from downtown Detroit

Degraded visibility also apparent at
http://www.mwhazecam.net/cincinnati.html
http://www.mwhazecam.net/indianapolis.html

National perspective:
http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.showmap&pollutant=PM2.5


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Environmental Enforcement, Permit/Technical Review, Public Policy, 
Evidence Review and Litigation Investigation on Air, Water and 
Waste/Community Environmental and Resource Protection
Prospectus at:  http://www.sagady.com/sagady.pdf 

PO Box 39,  East Lansing, MI  48826-0039  
(517) 332-6971; (517) 332-8987 (fax); ajs@sagady.com
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