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"MARC said that more than half of all emissions that lead to ozone pollution are caused by everyday activities such as driving and doing yard work. To help reduce pollution, residents are asked to consider carpooling, taking the bus, postponing mowing and waiting until evening to refuel vehicles."
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The first ozone alert of the season has been issued for Wednesday, according to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Air Quality Program. An orange Ozone Alert has been issued. That means there is an "unhealthy level of ground-level ozone is expected tomorrow."
The Mid-America Regional Council has issued an orange ozone alert for the Kansas City area on Wednesday. This means that an unhealthy level of ground-level ozone is expected in the Kansas City region.MARC said that people who are sensitive to air pollution, including children, older adults, and people with breathing or heart problems, should limit outdoor activity between 10 a.m.