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Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday June 1st, 2010 :: 10:55 p.m. EDT

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Air Quality Alert Due to Smoke from Wildfires, Wednesday


Air Quality Alert Due to Smoke from Wildfires


(AUGUSTA)— It has been reported that a number of fires are burning in the Province of Quebec, Canada. As a result, on Wednesday, ground-level Particle Pollution concentrations are expected to reach unhealthy levels in Maine according to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. As long as fires continue to burn in Quebec, smoke will be an issue for the foreseeable future. When the winds are right smoke and the resulting high Particle Pollution values will be brought to Maine, at times reaching unhealthy levels.



Address/Location
Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
125 State St
Augusta, ME 04330

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 207-623-8407

Richard (Beau) Beausoleil
rrbeau@kennebecso.com


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