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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has issued an Air Pollution Action Day Alert for June 18. Air pollution levels in the Chicago Metropolitan area are expected to reach the “orange” or “unhealthy for sensitive groups” category on the national Air Quality Index. Current weather conditions and air quality monitoring data indicates air pollution levels may be elevated tomorrow, posing a potential health hazard to sensitive populations, especially individuals with pulmonary or respiratory disorders, including asthma, as well as active children and…