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List of areas with worst, best air quality

(AP) The U.S. areas with the best and worst air quality, according to the latest American Lung Association "State of the Air" pollution report:

OZONE POLLUTION

WORST:

1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif.

2. Bakersfield, Calif.

3. Visalia-Porterville, Calif.

BEST:

1. Bismarck, N.D.

2. Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, Texas

3. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

SHORT-TERM PARTICLE POLLUTION

WORST:

1. Bakersfield, Calif.

2. Fresno-Madera, Calif.

3. Pittsburgh-New Castle, Pa.

BEST:

1. Alexandria, La.

2. Amarillo, Texas

3. Athens-Clarke, Ga.

LONG-TERM PARTICLE POLLUTION

WORST:

1. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz.

2. Bakersfield, Calif.

3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif.

BEST:

1. Cheyenne, Wyo.

2. Santa Fe-Espanola, N.M.

3. Honolulu

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