26 Mar

Environment Canada lifts special air quality statement for east Toronto

Source: http://www.cp24.com/news/environment-canada-lifts-special-air-quality-statement-for-east-toronto-1.2833428 By: Dario Balca, CP24.com

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Environment Canada has lifted a special air quality statement regarding ‘high levels of air pollution’ in Toronto’s east end after several hours on Saturday afternoon.

In the statement, the agency said it although their readings werere still “in the moderate risk category,” they detected unusually high concentrations of ozone at ground level in East York and Scarborough.

They rescinded the advisory around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.