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Code Red: Today’s air is unhealthy — if you enjoy breathing

BY: - June 7, 2023

High pollution levels from wildfires in Quebec have prompted a Code Red air quality alert today, meaning that the air is unhealthy for everyone. The NC Department of Environmental Quality issued the alert based on levels of very fine particulate matter, known as PM 2.5. PM 2.5 – which is smaller than the width of […]