Environment

Rising ozone levels Saturday could result in air that’s unhealthy for sensitive groups.Air quality alert

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has issued an Air Quality Alert for ozone, saying the air pollution could affect young children, the elderly and people with respiratory ailments like asthma and COPD.

The Air Pollution Control District recommends that on air quality alert days, people take steps to avoid pumping excess pollution into the air.

Regulators suggest taking public transportation, not using gas-powered lawn mowers and combining your errands into one trip.

For real-time air quality information, click here.

Erica Peterson reports on energy and the environment for WFPL. She is also Enterprise Editor.