Photo: La Razón de México

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF

Just in time for the Semana Santa (Holy Week) holiday season, air quality in Mexico City hit a new low on Sunday, March 28, with small-particle pollution soaring to almost six times acceptable limits, a level not seen for years in the Mexican capital.

The worst hit area of the city was Iztapalapa, with contamination levels reaching 581 points on a scale in which 100 is considered the highest acceptable level, but air quality decreased citywide.

Notwithstanding, the capital government issued no formal pollution alert or “hoy no circula” traffic limitations.

…March 29, 2021

 

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