Phase II of environmental contingency suspended in the Toluca Valley

Toluca.- By improving the weather conditions, this morning the Phase II Contingency by suspended particles PM2.5 fraction in the Metropolitan Areas of the Toluca Valley and Santiago, informed authorities of the Secretariat of the Environment of the State of Mexico.

This is due to the fact that today, at 08:00 hours a maximum value of 128 points was registered in the Air Quality Index of PM2.5 particles (74 micrograms per cubic meter), at the station San Cristóbal Huichochitlán (SC), in the municipality of Toluca, reported the SMA.

Thanks to the support of the citizens who suspended the burning of bonfires and pyrotechnics and the actions coordinated by the Government of the State of Mexico with the municipalities that are part of the Metropolitan Zones of the Valley of Toluca and Santiago Tianguistenco, indicated Mexican authorities.

“In addition, during the course of last night and early today, the high pressure system lost intensity, with a decrease in the atmospheric stability, which allowed the dispersion of the suspended particles during this morning ”, they pointed out.

This after yesterday the levels of pollution increased progressively during the day, going from 191 to 221 IMECA points.

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For today it is estimated that the high pressure system will continue to gradually lose intensity, so its effect on the entity will be less and less, improving air quality.

However, the population must pay attention to the Air Quality Index and consult the Emergency Winter Contingency Program in the following links: for the Air Quality Index, on the website http: //rama.edomex.gob. mx./calidaddelaire and the Winter Emergent Program to address Atmospheric Environmental Contingencies at http://proaire.edomex.gob.mx/bibliografia.

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