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The World's 10 Most Polluted Cities in 2007

The World's 10 Most Polluted Cities in 2007.

Heavy lead contaminated soils, Chemicals and Toxins in drinking water, Acid rain and radioactive fallout in the air.

These are all real issues that the Blacksmith Institute has found in its travels!!

They are responsible for creating a list of the world's worst ecological disaster areas!

Blacksmith Institute

From the 'Worst Polluted' website:

"Blacksmith Institute released its second annual report `The World's Worst Polluted Places' on September 12, 2007 in partnership with Green Cross Switzerland. The report was picked up and distributed by over 40 international media outlets including the BBC, National Geographic, Time Magazine and Le Monde. As a result of the media attention, Blacksmith was invited to do assesments in Peru, Russia, Azerbaijan and India."

Here is a list of the Top 10 most polluted Cities in the World

1. Sumgayit, Azerbaijan: The Most Polluted City in 2007

2. Linfen, China - feeding China's apetite for coal

3. Tianying, China

4. Sukinda, India

5. Vapi, India

6. La Oroya, Peru

7. Dzerzhinsk, Russia

8. Norilsk, Russia

9. Chernobyl, Ukraine

10. Kabwe, Zambia



Further Reading

Submitted by David on Jun 3, 2009