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    Smoke from San Xavier Co-Op Farm Fire 
    Oct 02, 2019 - The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an air pollution health watch due to fire smoke and the potential for elevated levels of particulate matter in certain areas of town, particularly west and southwest of Tucson.  
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    Oct 01, 2019 - The 2019 ground-level ozone season in Pima County has ended with one day exceeding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's health standard.  
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    Sep 30, 2019 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Aug 23, 2019 - Air quality monitors indicate there has been only one exceedance of the ground-level ozone standard so far this summer 
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    Aug 07, 2019 - People who are sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort 
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    Aug 05, 2019 - Warning due to the potential for elevated levels of ground-level ozone air pollution 
    Jul 30, 2019 - These were the first ozone exceedances reported during the 2019 ozone season