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Posted on: June 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Air Quality Action Day today, Thursday June 27, 2019

Air Quality Action Day

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The New York State Department of Transportation has declared that an AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY is posted for the downstate New York Metropolitan area today, Thursday, June 27, 2019.  High levels of OZONE are expected in the downstate New York Metropolitan area for today, Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Downstate Metropolitan area consists of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Region 3 Lower Hudson Area (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Ulster, and Sullivan counties), Region 2 New York City Metro Area (New York City, Rockland, and Westchester counties), and Region 1 Long Island Area (Nassau and Suffolk counties).

This message is being broadcasted statewide to inform those who live and work in affected areas, and for those who are planning on traveling to the affected areas.

Air Quality Action Days are days when air quality is predicted to be in the unhealthy range for sensitive groups.

For information on Air Quality Action Days and what you can do to avoid air pollution effects, please visit the Clean Air NY website. For more information on air quality forecasts, see the Air Quality Index Forecast at the DEC's site.

OCTC Contact Information

Orange County Transportation Council

124 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924

Phone: 845-615-3840

Fax: 845-291-2533


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