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The 15 most toxic places to live

By: chief on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
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Apocalypse now?

As the world's population balloons to almost 7 billion, it's become more difficult to find places on Earth unaffected by man-made pollution and development. Far too often it takes things going really wrong before people take action to keep our planet clean. Here's a list that might help to motivate: The 15 most polluted places in the world. (Text: MNN staff)