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Air Quality Action Day

Air Quality Action Day declared throughout region

Environmental agencies in Indiana and Illinois are warning of poor air quality due to high ozone levels expected throughout the region Monday.

July 21, 2014 6:51 am
Region breathing easier as air quality improves

Region breathing easier as air quality improves

Motorists travel along Interstate 94 near Martin Luther King Drive in Gary last sumer. Air pollution caused by auto emissions contributes to ozone, which is a health issue for children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, but local officials say air quality is improving.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Legislative preview: transportation

Legislative preview: transportation

The two-year state budget Gov. Mike Pence signed in May grows state transportation spending by $210 million a year by dedicating 1 percent of state sales tax revenue and 100 percent of gas tax proceeds to roads. Experts say that's probably not enough to adequately maintain and develop Indian…

October 30, 2013 1:47 pm

High ozone levels will continue through today, officials warn

State officials in Indiana and Illinois are warning of high ozone levels today that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.

August 21, 2013 12:05 am

High ozone forecast for Tuesday in region

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Tuesday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.

August 19, 2013 11:34 am

Heat advisory issued through Friday night

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the region through Friday night with warnings of a heat index near 108 on Friday.

July 18, 2013 6:04 am Related
Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Motorists travel along the westbound lane of Interstate 94 near Martin Luther King Drive in Gary Tuesday afternoon. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is issuing a continuation of the Air Quality Action Day for Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties. Air pollution caused by auto …

July 16, 2013 4:19 pm
Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Motorists travel along Interstate 94 near Martin Luther King Drive in Gary Tuesday afternoon. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is issuing a continuation of the Air Quality Action Day for Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties. Air pollution caused by auto emissions contributes …

July 16, 2013 4:19 pm
Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Steamy temps prompt call to action to limit ozone creation

Mike Sheehan, of Portage mows grass at Airport Road near the Prairie Duneland Trail Tuesday in Portage The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is issuing a continuation of the Air Quality Action Day for Northwest Indiana. Waiting to do gas-powered lawn work until after 7 p.m. can …

July 16, 2013 4:19 pm

Air Quality Action Day issued for region

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Monday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.

July 15, 2013 7:15 am

Air Quality Action Day issued for Tuesday due to high ozone forecast

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Tuesday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.

June 10, 2013 1:00 pm

Warning of high ozone levels in region extended to Friday

Environmental agencies in Indiana are warning of continued high ozone levels Friday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions.

August 30, 2012 12:30 pm

Officials urge caution because of high ozone levels in region

Environmental agencies in Indiana are warning of continued high ozone levels Thursday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions.

August 29, 2012 12:05 pm

Air Quality Action Day issued for Wednesday due to high ozone forecast

Environmental agencies in Illinois and Indiana are warning of high ozone levels Wednesday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.

August 14, 2012 1:33 pm

Saturday designated as third Air Quality Action Day in row

Environmental agencies in Illinois and Indiana are warning of the third consecutive day of high ozone levels Saturday, with potential of health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems.

August 03, 2012 6:00 pm

Air Quailty Action Day extended to Friday

Environmental agencies in Illinois and Indiana are warning of high ozone levels again Friday, with potential of health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems.

August 02, 2012 12:30 pm

Forecast for high ozone levels prompts Air Quality Action Day

Environmental agencies in Illinois and Indiana are warning of high ozone levels Thursday with potential of health problems for those with respiratory problems, children and the elderly.

August 01, 2012 1:45 pm

Air quality alert is extended for NWI three-county area

The air quality action day for Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties has been extended through Tuesday due to a forecast for continued elevated levels of ozone.

July 16, 2012 5:58 pm

State agency declares Sunday, Monday as air quality action days

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management declared Sunday and Monday as air quality action days in Northwest Indiana.

July 14, 2012 2:20 pm
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