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Named dirtiest city in the world

September 13 2007
11:04

Their research published in New York Blacksmith Institute. The paper published the 10 most polluted cities, four of which fall on the former Soviet Union.

Among these cities was Ukrainian Chernobyl. The area around the city are still contaminated.

Among the top ten and the Azerbaijani industrial center of Sumgait. Chemical industry, Pipe and aluminum plants have made the city the dirtiest in the region.

Caught in the list, and two Russian cities - Dzerzhinsk - a major center of chemical industry in the Nizhniy Novgorod region, and Norilsk in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, which employs the main factories of the company, Norilsk Nickel.

Among the most disadvantaged - two Chinese and two Indian cities that are centers of chemical and metallurgical industries.

According to one city in the list of Peru and Zambia, where mining is carried out zinc, copper and lead.

In 10 cities from the black list Blacksmith Institute is home to over 12 million people. Bad ecology makes residents cardiovascular disease, asthma, respiratory diseases, premature births and miscarriages.

Most-polluted cities can be "cured" by using simple software utility construction. Reports Pravda.ru.

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