Air Pollution

April 18, 2008: Cough Cough!

By Jason Leach
Published April 18, 2008

Everyone's favourite topic is back:

Smog advisory - Issued jointly by Environment Canada and the Ontario ministry of environment at 1:56 PM EDT Friday 18 April 2008.

Smog advisory issued for:

  • City of Toronto
  • Elgin
  • London - Middlesex
  • Simcoe - Delhi - Norfolk
  • Dunnville - Caledonia - Haldimand
  • Oxford - Brant
  • Niagara
  • City of Hamilton [emphasis added]
  • Halton - Peel
  • York - Durham
  • Huron - Perth
  • Waterloo - Wellington
  • Dufferin - Innisfil
  • Barrie - Orillia - Midland
  • Belleville - Quinte - Northumberland
  • Kingston - Prince Edward
  • Peterborough - Kawartha Lakes
  • Brockville - Leeds and Grenville
  • Cornwall - Morrisburg
  • Parry Sound - Muskoka - Huntsville.

Today is a spare the air day. A day of elevated pollution when everyone is encouraged to spare the air by taking public transit or by car pooling. The air quality index is expected to exceed the poor Threshold of 50. Due to ground level ozone and fine particulate matter.

Jason Leach was born and raised in the Hammer and currently lives downtown with his wife and children. You can follow him on twitter.

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By H mag (anonymous) | Posted April 19, 2008 at 10:19:05

...and LIUNA started to tear down a building contributing to the bad air quality in the downtown core that day.

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By councilwatch (anonymous) | Posted April 25, 2008 at 17:27:44

LIUNA emits bad air every day!

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