Dirty Air Alerts In SE Wisconsin: WMC Says Some Dirt Is OK

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an ozone alert - - again - - for much of southeastern Wisconsin Wednesday.

The full text of the alert for Wednesday includes far more counties that those under a similar DNR dirty air watch on Sunday, right in the middle of a holiday (think outdoor activities) weekend - - Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Kenosha, Racine and Sheyboygan Counties.

Remember that in the name of economic growth, the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce wants those pesky air quality standards in southeastern Wisconsin .

So you folks with asthma, or you outdoor workers and joggers, and all the kids and seniors from Door through Kenosha to Rock Counties - - the WMC says go suck some dirty air.

More details about this and other environmental issues in Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region, .


September 5, 2007 - 4:02pm