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Ozone Pollution Season Begins

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May marks the start of the ozone pollution season. Emissions from vehicles, gasoline pumps, and forest fires create ground-level ozone, which worsens with the summer months. High ozone levels can cause lung irritation and make respiratory illnesses worse. Air pollution officials are urging people to fill their gas tanks after sunset, combine trips, and keep their cars properly maintained.

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