NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
September 21, 2012
From the Office of the Chief of Police
(509) 334-0802

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON

Pullman – As smoke continues to plague Pullman and the greater Palouse Region, the National Weather Service issued an "Air Quality Alert" for Eastern Washington, Governor Gregoire has issued a burn ban, and the Department of Ecology warns that air quality in the Palouse region continues to deteriorate. 

Please take appropriate precautions to mitigate the impact of the air quality on your health and safety.  Additional resources on air quality conditions and health risk factors can be found on the following website:

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