Three L.A. County ZIP Codes Among State’s Most Polluted — Glen Walker Reports

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If it’s any consolation to Southern California, none of its ZIP codes claimed the top spot as the state’s most polluted, according to a California Environmental Protection Agency report.

That dubious distinction went to Fresno.

But three of the 10 most pollution-heavy ZIP codes were in Los Angeles County. The other seven, including Fresno, are in the San Joaquin Valley, according to the nation’s first comprehensive statewide environmental health screening tool, called CalEnviroScreen.

The top three places on the list of polluted ZIP codes were all in the San Joaquin Valley: Fresno, Bakersfield and Stockton. In fact, two of the most polluted ZIP codes were in Fresno and three were in Stockton.

Glen Walker has details.

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