Assignment 4 - Kevin Easton Professor Vancura Cities 5/2/08...

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Kevin Easton Professor Vancura Cities 5/2/08 Assignment 4 Mexico City is widely known as one of the most polluted and dirtiest cities in the entire world and sits very high on the list at number five. This extremely high ranking is due to the insane amount of air pollution in the city that is a result of emissions from automobiles and industrial centers. The Mexican government as well as several outside groups have attempted to come up with a resolution to this growing problem, but no ideal solution has arisen as of yet. Mexico City’s air pollution has been a long withstanding problem for the city for years. Recently the pollution has reached such levels that the World Health Organization has declared that Mexico City’s ozone levels fall well short of their standards for over three hundred days a year which comes out to be around eighty five percent of the year. The government has estimated that somewhere around ten thousand people die prematurely each year as a result of inhaling the deadly smog that hovers over the city
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course GEOGRAPHY 101 taught by Professor Vancura during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Assignment 4 - Kevin Easton Professor Vancura Cities 5/2/08...

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