High air pollution forecast Tuesday; AQMD issues no burn alert

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Residents in the South Coast Air Quality Management District are forbidden from indoor and outdoor wood burning Tuesday, Nov. 2 due to a forecast of high air pollution in the area. The mandatory wood-burning ban is in effect through 11:59 p.m. in the south Coast Air Basin, including Los Angeles and Orange counties County and non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. ``South Coast AQMD reminds residents in these areas that burning wood in their fireplaces or any indoor or outdoor wood-burning device is prohibited during the mandatory wood-burning ban,'' the AQMD noted in a statement. ``The no-burn rule prohibits burning wood as well as manufactured fire logs, such as those made from wax or paper.'' Fine particles in wood smoke, also know
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