Bad air lands NYC on polluted cities list

Brooklyn residents attributed the pollution to the concentration of cars and buses.

Brooklyn residents attributed the pollution to the concentration of cars and buses. (4/29/15)

CANARSIE - Air pollution in New York landed the city on the American Lung Association's latest list of the 25 most polluted cities in the country.

The report listed cities in three separate categories -- ozone, year-round particle pollution and short-term particle pollution. 

New York ranked near the middle of each list. 

Brooklyn residents attributed the pollution to the concentration of cars and buses.

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