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Pollution in Central American Capitals on Par with Mexico City, Santiago

LADB Article ID: 55582
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1996-08-08
By: LADB Staff

A new study released in June by the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) has found that the capital cities of Central America are some of the most polluted urban centers in the Western Hemisphere, with air and noise pollution reaching levels similar to Mexico City and Santiago de Chile.

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