Code orange air quality alert issued for Delaware Valley and State of Delaware

    As the heat wave persists, so does the air quality alert. It’s day two of “code orange,” which means higher levels of ground-level ozone create a greater risk for air pollution.

    The Delaware Valley and State of Delaware are both at code orange today, so the young, old and those with heart and lung problems so keep strenuous activity and outdoor exposure to a minimum.

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