Air quality alert issued for New Jersey

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air quality alert today for the entire state. Ground-layer ozone levels are expected to be high.

    Because of the heat, winds and humidity, ground-layer ozone levels could reach unhealthy ranges, putting the youth, elderly and those with respiratory diseases at risk.

    If you’re among the high-risk group, avoid heavy activity this afternoon and evening.

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