Wednesday, April 13, 2011

US Cities with worst, best air quality

US Cities with worst, best air quality


WORST:
1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif.
2. Bakersfield, Calif.
3. Visalia-Porterville, Calif.













OZONE POLLUTION
WORST:
1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif.
2. Bakersfield, Calif.
3. Visalia-Porterville, Calif.

BEST:
1. Bismarck, N.D.
2. Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, Texas
3. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

SHORT-TERM PARTICLE POLLUTION
WORST:
1. Bakersfield, Calif.
2. Fresno-Madera, Calif.
3. Pittsburgh-New Castle, Pa.

BEST:
1. Alexandria, La.
2. Amarillo, Texas
3. Athens-Clarke, Ga.

LONG-TERM PARTICLE POLLUTION
WORST:
1. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz.
2. Bakersfield, Calif.
3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif.

BEST:
1. Cheyenne, Wyo.
2. Santa Fe-Espanola, N.M.
3. Honolulu

Sources:
http://www.stateoftheair.org/2010/states/
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jDD7euhlbP-dju7xQD-w7CRCyFQAD9FC76KG7 

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