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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 403 PM EDT Wed Sep 2 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... weschester...Rockland. In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Thursday Sep.03 15,05:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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If you're a pet owner on Long Island, or you have a passion for animals, you won't want to miss any of the articles and stories from our Pet & Animal Section, which focuses on pet ownership, adoptions, and pet related issues for Long Islanders.

Suffolk County SPCA: September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

Help your animal stay safe! Your pet counts on you. Have a plan in place.

Nassau County SPCA Advocates for Miss Harper as Partial Ruling is Reached

After many months of delays and frustration, a partial decision has been reached in the Miss Harper case.

Nassau-Suffolk Animal Hospital Reports High Prevalence of Heartworm and Lyme disease in Nassau County

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) has released its annual parasite forecasts.

SCPD Officers Rescue Entangled Bird Found in String on the National Grid Northport Platform

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a bird that was entangled in string on an offshore fuel platform today.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

Suffolk County SPCA, DEC Police and the Town of Brookhaven Hold Press Conference about Alligator Snapping Turtle

The Suffolk County SPCA, The Department of Environmental Conservation Police and the Town of Brookhaven will hold a joint Press Conference on Thursday August 27th at 11:00 am at the Suffolk County SPCA Office at 725 Veterans ...

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Information From Public About Dead Dog in Central Islip

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about a dead dog that was found in Central Islip.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Duke, Hook, Lily & Mary!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Bobby, Ghost, Gregory and Reynold!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Bobby, Ghost, Gregory and Reynold!

Old Westbury Farm Owner Charged with Neglect of 25 Animals

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that the owner of an Old Westbury farm has been arrested and charged with the failure to provide proper sustenance and medical care to 25 animals, including horses, donkeys ...

Kent Animal Shelter Urges “Pit Bull” Parents to Prevent Unwanted Litters during August “Primp Your Pit” Campaign

There are still appointments left at Kent Animal Shelter for spay/neuters of Pit Bull Terrier-type dogs for Long Island residents this month for a special $20 rate, which includes a free doggie nail trim, during PetSmart Charities® ...

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Cindy, Frankie, Gunner, Dutch, and Boots & Dozen!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

Suffolk County SPCA Hosts Specialized Training Class on the Occult & Ritualistic Animal Killings

On Thursday August 13, 2015, the Suffolk County SPCA hosted a training class at the Suffolk County Police Academy on the occult and ritualistic animal sacrifice.

Racoon Rabies Vaccination Campaign To Begin Next Week

Fishmeal baits containing the federally-licensed, RABORAL V-RG® rabies vaccine will be distributed from a United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services helicopter in the southwestern portion of Nassau County on Monday and Tuesday, August 17-18, 2015, weather ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Noori, Jasper, Hank, Yeller, Bessie, and Risley!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Noori, Jasper, Hank, Yeller, Bessie, and Risley!

DEC: First Successful Shark Fin Case Results in Guilty Felony Plea

The Brooklyn-based Long Quan Seafood Corp. pleaded guilty to felony commercialization of wildlife on June 22 in Brooklyn Criminal Court and paid a $10,000 fine for trafficking in shark fins, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ...

Suffolk County SPCA and DEC Seize Two More Illegal Reptiles

A three-foot long alligator and a approximately five-and-one-half-foot diamondback rattlesnake were seized today by officers from the Suffolk County SPCA and NYS DEC Police.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Benji, Gremlin, Bubba Gump, Doug, Tinker, and Nolan!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Benji, Gremlin, Bubba Gump, Doug, Tinker, and of course, Nolan.

Suffolk County SPCA Charges Hauppauge Woman with Animal Cruelty

The Suffolk County SPCA has charged a Hauppauge woman with Animal Cruelty after her horses were found to be emaciated and sick.

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