Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
Mexico

Air Pollution in Mexico City has Killed 1200 People Since 2013

Mexico City's secretary of health outlined the very real consequences of pollution in a meeting Wednesday

By Luis Serieys Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
2 years ago

In the past two years, there have been 1,200 deaths that can be directly attributed to air pollution, said Dr. Armando Ahued, Secretary of Health of Mexico City. He also said that death rates related to air pollution increased by 19 percent between 1990 and 2013.

Armando Ahued. Photo: Cuartoscuro.com/Adolfo Vladimir.

Armando Ahued. Photo: Cuartoscuro.com/Adolfo Vladimir.

In a meeting with the government commission of the Mexico City Congress (ALDF) about the consequences of air pollution, especially ozone, carbon monoxide and other pollutants, Ahued explained that the government of the city has taken major measures to protect the health of its citizens, and that although they remain insufficient, he will keep working to ensure citizens’ health.

Leonel Luna, the president of the government commission, proposed that the asphalt plant in Coyoacán be removed from the city, and that other industry be removed from the Valley of Mexico. He also proposed promoting non-polluting “chimneyless” industry to compensate for possible job loss.

THE NEWS

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
Business

Snow disrupts road, air travel in Englan ...

2 days ago
Business

German intelligence warns of increased C ...

2 days ago
Living

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate- ...

2 days ago
Latest News

Snow exits South, marches toward Northea ...

3 days ago
Most Popular

Dutch town tests driverless buses

By The Associated Press
Business

Up to 90 Million More Takata Airbag Infl ...

By The Associated Press
Business

Facebook launches "Reactions" worldwide

By The News
Business

Meade: Poverty is the Greatest Challenge ...

By Lázaro González
Business

Cuba to Lift Penalty on Dollar but Warns ...

By The Associated Press
Business