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Report: Glass, Fat, Starch Found In New York City Air

Brace yourself for this one, but don’t breathe in too deeply. A study of New York’s air finds all sorts of particles from fungus to fat, and even dead skin cells.


Piles of garbage sit on a street corner in Midtown. (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Travel & Leisure Magazine Ranks NYC As America’s Dirtiest City

The Big Apple moved into the number one slot after ranking fifth last year after 35,000 readers were polled by the magazine. It also took first place for being the loudest and rudest city.