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By David Martin

County initiates ozone plan


November 15, 2017

A voluntary plan to help mitigate ozone levels in northern Sweetwater County was met with some resistance from one county commissioner, claiming the ozone amounts are fabricated numbers.

The Ozone Contingency Plan approved in a 4-1 vote by the county commissioners, deals with days when ozone levels surpass an amount of 70 parts per billion.

The agreement states the county will not operate road maintenance equipment or let vehicles idle during days where ozone levels are elevated past acceptable limits, known as Ozone Action Days. The agreement also states road maintenance and vehicle idling...

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