Air Quality Alert for Saturday, July 13, 2019

 

Saturday, July 13, is an Air Quality Alert Day for ozone in Louisville/Southern Indiana. Forecasters believe ozone will be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (orange) range. Sensitive groups include seniors, children, and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD. The general public is not likely to be affected. Sunday, July 14 is forecast to be Moderate. 

Check the air quality at louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Air Quality Alert for Friday, June 28, 2019

 

Friday, June 28, is an Air Quality Alert Day for ozone in Louisville/Southern Indiana. Forecasters believe ozone will be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (orange) range. Sensitive groups include seniors, children, and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD. The general public is not likely to be affected.

Check the air quality at louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Air Quality Alert for Thursday, June 27, 2019

 

 

Thursday, June 27, is an Air Quality Alert Day for ozone in Louisville/Southern Indiana. Forecasters believe ozone will be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (orange) range. Sensitive groups include seniors, children, and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD. The general public is not likely to be affected.

Check the air quality at louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Save Money and the Air with Easy Changes

Summertime and the livin’ is easy.  .  . unless your vehicle isn’t ready for summer road trips. If it’s been a while since your car has been serviced, it’s time to get it in for a vehicle check-up. A well-maintained car is an efficient car, getting better gas mileage and emitting less pollution.

Check your tires for proper inflation, and keep them in better shape in the long run. A blown tire can put your summer fun on hold or be potentially dangerous. Tires at the appropriate inflation will also improve your vehicle’s gas mileage.

Plan your trip in advance. Nobody wants to spend their vacation hours in the back up of a road under construction, so do a little research to help you go around congested areas. Apps like Waze can also help you find alternate routes in case of traffic jams.

Let someone else do the driving.  For a more relaxed trip, seek out public transportation options. Why stress about driving around an unfamiliar destination and searching for parking, when you can take a trolley, bus or train?

Just a few minute’s preparation can help you save money and the air whether you’re traveling afar or exploring Kentuckiana.  Have a relaxing, air friendly summer!

Idle Free

If cleaning the air in your own community is a priority, having an Idle Free School should be at the top of your list. Repeated exposure to air pollution during school pickup and drop off times can be harmful to young, developing lungs. Drivers can help keep the air cleaner at schools by turning off their cars while waiting. Remember the rule, Count to 10, Car Off Then!

KAIRE can provide fact cards, signage and posters to help promote Idle Free at your school or business. It’s easy to make a difference where you live and breathe by reducing unnecessary idling.