[quote]It is believed to be the first regional midwinter air pollution advisory in Maine since the state began monitoring winter air quality around 1999.[/quote]
[quote]"I've been here for 12 years and I've never heard of an air advisory in the middle of winter in Maine," said Dr. Dora Anne Mills, director of Maine's Center for Disease Control and Prevention.[/quote]
Duh, Dora, there has never been an advisory issued. The article itself points out that an advisory has never been issued in winter and before 1999 we were not monitoring winter air quality.