Tue July 10, 2012
Is Smog Dangerous?
Hamilton county received an "F" for ozone levels and a "D" for particle pollution in the American Lung Associations annual State of the Air report. Shelly Kaiser explains smog and it's effects on health. For a link to the full report, visit the State of the Air website.
Easy ways to reduce particle pollution:
Keep tires inflated.
Use fluorescent lightbulbs (Duke Energy provides them for free.)
Turn off a/c and appliances while you are away from home.
Refuel your vehicle after 8pm.
For more tips to reduce carbon emissions (and save money!) visit www.DoYourShare.org.