July 21 is Ozone Action Day

Dear Clinton Township Residents:20140702-112047-40847694.jpg

Today is the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality “Ozone Action Day.”

Residents in the Detroit area, which is comprised of Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties, are urged to avoid activities which lead to Ozone formation.

Such activities include:

  • Refueling vehicles
  • Using gasoline powered lawn equipment
  • Using charcoal lighter fluid

Positive activities include:

  • Carpooling
  • Biking to work
  • Delaying or combining errands
  • Using water-based paints

More information can be found at http://www.DEQMIAIR.org.   The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has partnered with Southeast Michigan Council of Governments for today’s Ozone Action Day.  See: http://www.semcog.org/OzoneAction.aspx

Thank you for taking the time to consider your local environment today!