Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Friday - WVTM-TV Birmingham, AL

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Friday

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In central Alabama, those with breathing difficulties should spend more time indoors on Friday, September 6, 2013.

Alabama Partners for Clear Air is alerting the public of a Code Orange air quality alert effective on Friday for Jefferson and Shelby Counties.

The organization recommends that on Alert Days, people should:

  • Carpool or take the bus
  • Combine errands into one trip
  • Postpone any unnecessary travel
  • Limit idling 
  • Mow the lawn on another day
  • Don't burn leaves or trash
  • Don't fill your gas tank until after 6 p.m.

More information about Alabama Partners for Clean air can be found at

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