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First Smog Red Alert in 2012 Warns of Unhealthy Air for Atlanta Area

June 29, 2012 by


Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued its first “red alert” for seriously high levels of smog pollution in the metro Atlanta area for today, June 29, 2012. Smog pollution, also known as ozone, forms when certain pollutants combine on hot days. These pollutants primarily come from emissions from coal-fired power plants and vehicles […]