AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 21 2021
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in association with the Maryland Department of the Environment, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and District Department of Environment have issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Wednesday for the DC metro area.
A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease, or other lung diseases and
The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.
For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit www.mde.maryland.gov/programs/air/.
Counties under Air Quality ALert:
Central and Southeast Montgomery