America’s Most Air Polluted Cities


“Knowing the truth about air pollution, and what you can do to help,
is the first step in protecting you and your family’s health.”

– American Lung Association, April 29, 2004

April 29, 2004  New York City, N. Y.

Most Ozone Smog

1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA
2 Fresno-Madera, CA
3 Bakersfield, CA
4 Visalia-Porterville, CA
5 Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX
6 Merced, CA
7 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Truckee, CA-NV
8 Hanford-Corcoran, CA
9 Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN
10 Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
11 Washington-Baltimore-N. Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV
12 Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Most Particle Pollution

1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA
2 Fresno-Madera, CA
3 Bakersfield, CA
4 Pittsburgh-New Castle, PA
5 Eugene-Springfield, OR
6 Salt Lake City-Ogden-Clearfield, UT
7 Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman, AL
8 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Truckee, CA-NV
9 Visalia-Porterville, CA
10 Cleveland-Akron-Elyria, OH
12 Hanford-Corcoran, CA

To find out more about your own city and region, go to the American Lung Association’s map:

http://lungaction.org/reports/stateoftheair2004.html


Websites:

http://www.lungusa.org/


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