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July 23, 2014

12 Towns With the Cleanest Air

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12 Towns With the Cleanest Air

Take a deep breath: These cities boast the least-polluted air in the nation, according to Money Magazine. In all of the cities, pollution levels are below the U.S. average. Below are the cities and their air pollution index, which ranges from 0 to 500 (lower is better).

  1. Live Oak, Calif.: 80
  2. Kihei, Hawaii: 87
  3. Waipio, Hawaii: 77
  4. Boone, N.C.: 98
  5. Cookeville, Tenn.: 97
  6. San Anselmo, Calif.: 83
  7. Pueblo West, Colo.: 94
  8. Pacific Grove, Calif.: 79
  9. Aberdeen, S.D.: 93
  10. Silver City, N.M.: 95
  11. Niceville, Fla.: 76
  12. Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: 78

Source: “Great Places for Clean Air,” Money Magazine (August 2013)

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