10 Most Polluted Cities
LiveÂ ScienceÂ recently reported on a study conducted by environmental and health experts. Here are the 10 most pollutedÂ cities in the world:Â
Linfen, China - horrible breathing problems because of coal dust.
Haina, Dominican Republic -Â lead contamination problemsÂ because of lead battery recycling.
Ranipet, India -Â contaminated groundwater because of leather tanning wastes.
Mailuu-Suu, Kyrgyzstan - 2 million cubic meters of radioactive mining waste.
La Oroya, Peru - toxic emissions of lead.
Dzerzinsk, Russia - former chemical weapons manufacturing site.Â
Norilsk, Russia -Â world's largest heavy metals smelting complex.
Rudnaya Pristan, Russia -Â lead contamination resulted in frightening child blood lead levels. Chernobyl, Ukraine - site ofÂ 1986 nuclear meltdown.
Kabwe, Zambia - like Rudnaya,Â child blood levelsÂ at frightening levels.