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Polluted cities...

Paul Coletti | 14:18 UK time, Friday, 20 October 2006

We're trying to find people who live in the world's top ten most polluted cities. Can you help?

It's the top ten of shame: the world's most polluted cities are, in no specific order:

  • Chernobyl, Ukraine
  • Dzerzhinsk, Russia
  • Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • La Oroya, Peru
  • Linfen, China
  • Maiuu Suu, Kyrgyzstan
  • Norilsk, Russia
  • Ranipet, India
  • Rudnaya Pristan/Dalnegorsk, Russia

Now 8 out of the 10 are in this list because of mining and metals - it's a sobering thought and as these places aren't particularly well-known here's a heartfelt plea from me to you: do you know anyone who lives in these locations? We'd like to hear from them and find out what it's like living with pollution. Post a comment below if you can help.


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