The Maple Shade Police Department released the following alert regarding air quality.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Thursday for Mercer and Burlington Counties. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit www.airnow.gov.
* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... MERCER ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON
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Maple Shade Township Police Department
200 N Stiles Ave
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052