Borderland ranks high on U.S. most polluted list

MGN Online
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:22pm

The Borderland ranks as one of the most polluted areas in the country. The American Lung Association released their numbers Thursday showing the 25 cities most polluted by short-term and year-long particle pollution.
El paso and Las Cruces were combined as one on the list and ranked number 8 for year-long and 9 for short term.

The American Lung Association said that both types of particle pollution can be very dangerous to breathe. Breath­ing particle pollution can trigger illness, hospitalization and premature death.    

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