A report released Wednesday by Environment California ranks Los Angeles-Long Beach as the third smoggiest metropolitan area in the country behind Riverside-San Bernardino and Visalia-Tulare-Porteville.
California had the top five smoggiest metropolitan areas in the country in 2010, according to a report released Wednesday by the environmental advocacy organization, Environment California. Los Angeles-Long Beach was ranked third alongside Bakersfield, behind Riverside-San Bernardino and Visalia-Tulare-Porterville. Fresno was the fifth city. In total, the state racked up 110 smog days--or had unhealthy air one day out of every three throughout 2010.