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Roseville Metro Air Among Most Polluted in United States?




The Sacramento-Roseville metro area has been listed with the dubious rank of the 5th most polluted metro area for air quality in the United States, according to the American Lung Association's 2014 State of the Air Report.

To visit the top 5 most polluted cities in the United States, take a trip down Interstate 5 through California's Central Valley. Next, veer southwest until you reach the City of Angels, the air pollution capital of  the United States.

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA
  2. Visalia-Porterville-Hanford, CA
  3. Bakersfield, CA
  4. Fresno-Madera, CA
  5. Sacramento-Roseville, CA

Sacramento- Roseville Metro

Risks to the population

Groups At Risk / Total Population: 2,462,722

  • Pediatric Asthma: 52,202 
  • Adult Asthma: 165,259
  • COPD: 89,297
  • Cardiovascular Disease: 130,118
  • Diabetes: 189,132
  • Children Under 18: 595,104
  • Adults 65 & Over: 325,693
  • Poverty Estimate: 408,101

For more details and information visit: http://www.stateoftheair.org/2014/msas/sacramento-roseville-ca.html#ozone





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