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Code Orange, Explained: When Mercury Rises, So Does Smog

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During yesterday's Code Orange AQI day, Baltimore's smog/ozone levels shot past the moderate levels between 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Credit: cleanairpartners.net
During yesterday’s Code Orange AQI day, Baltimore’s smog/ozone levels shot past the moderate levels between 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Credit: cleanairpartners.net

“Tomorrow’s going to be a Code Orange air quality day.” Sure enough, September 2, 2015 was a typical Baltimore muggy scorcher of a day and our air quality was crappy. Understanding local air quality alerts will help protect your family. Even if your friends and family aren’t impacted by air pollution, collectively reducing pollution on ‘Code Orange’ days contributes to cleaner air for your neighbors.

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