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EPA and more than 100 U.S. Cities Launch Expanded Air Quality Forecasts

Release Date: 09/30/2003
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Contact: John Millett 202-564-7842 / millett.john@epa.gov

(09/30/03) EPA and more than100 U.S. cities are launching expanded Air Quality Index forecasts - Sound bites with an EPA spokesperson, U.S. Surgeon General and health professional, and B-Roll available
      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin expanded Air Quality Index forecasting today, which will now include an additional pollutant – particles – as well as ozone. Particle pollution affects additional groups of people and is a health concern year-round.

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