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Date

1-1-1988

Description

In the 1980s and 1990s, Mexico City's pollution levels were at a remarkable high - so high that some residents reported that pollution was causing birds to fall out of the sky. 1988 saw the enforcement and establishment of LGEEPA, the general law of ecological balance and environmental protection, which resulted in stronger jurisdiction over air quality.

Notes

Bibliography: Rene, Pierre-Marc. "How Mexico City Slashed Air Pollution Levels by Half." Chinadialogue, 04 Jan. 2016, www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/8786-How-Mexico-City-slashed-air-pollution-levels-by-half. Accessed 06 Oct. 2016. Wisenthal, M. "Mexico City." Geocolor, 1979.

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Photographer

Subject Headings

Mexico City; Roads

Country Name

Mexico

City Name

Mexico City

Keywords

public spaces, transportation, traffic, street scene, urban transportation, pollution

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