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Greatest state in the Union: California

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by jamesA, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Half of America's 10 dirtiest cities, listed by particle pollution as measured by the American Lung Association in its 2005 report, are located in California. If measured by smog, all but two are located in that state.

    [​IMG] Los Angeles
    The area of Long Beach and Riverside takes the top prize for the most polluted zone in the U.S.--an area of frightful traffic and heavy industrial emissions that has the bad luck of air inversions that hold the bad particles right where they hurt.[​IMG] Visalia-Porterville, Calif. The strip cities of Visalia-Porterville can thank a good deal of their particle problem on Route 99, with being located in a valley with hot, motionless air doesn't help either.

    [​IMG] Bakersfield, Calif.
    In addition to Route 99, which it shares with Visalia, Bakersfield has Interstate 5 to compound the particle problem: lots of traffic, valley heat and air inversion.

    [​IMG] Fresno, Calif.
    It may be north of Bakersfield and Visalia, but Fresno is almost in a league with them in particle count and ozone. It has an organization called 1,000 Friends of Fresno, who are working to improve their city's air quality.

    [​IMG] Pittsburgh
    The cities of Pittsburgh and Newcastle count on the winds from Ohio and West Virginia to bear the majority of their fine particles away, but the city's industries, as well as the major highways like Route 79, still contribute to poor air quality.
     
  2. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    just shows you the hypocrisy inherent in liberal socialism
     
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    Its no wonder they have so many polution laws. Hard to forget them when you wake up to a fog of it everyday.
     
  4. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You're the one that is surrounded by asshats out there. That should speak for itself.
     
  5. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    \ROFL I was just about to say the samething :D
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    i'm in Bakersfield and its terrible.. i stay in when i can
     
  7. BigJ

    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I thought they were having a dust storm the first time I landed at LAX.

    Anywhere north though is beautiful. If you've hit up santa cruz, San Fran, etc. you'll know what I mean.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    orange juice: known to cause cancer in california :D
     
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    its cause they are using the oranges they grow there:p
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    werd^^ and werd^^
     
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    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    If California wasn't so big I'd think it'd be better(break it up into at least two different states so they can have different State laws, policies, etc. etc.).
     
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    California is a cess pool of apathy, greed, ignorance and hypocracy. It's a land full of the most detestable people roaming the lands. The San Andreas Fault is coming for you, and I'll be there with a pick axe.
     
  13. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Oh you panzies. You just need to live in houses that are on telescoping poles, ala the Jetsons. Wake up, Lift out of the smog, start a new day.
     
  14. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    kind of like the whole state will after the nex big quake?

    And if it's so great why are 50% of the new homeowners in Oregon from Cali? Tel them to stay the fuck out of my state. You guys ruined it, you live there :cool:
     
  15. B16RacerN2NR

    B16RacerN2NR Working Hard VIP

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    don't even waste your time trying to explain it, they'll never understand. Half the shit they say is just hear-say and that's all they go on. They don't seem to understand that if it was half as bad as TV and the internet make it seem, none of us would want to live here either.

    50% of the new home owners are from California because your are a bordering state you fucking retard. It's not like you're 20 states over or some shit. Plus, your population is like 1 tenth of ours... sorry if 100 people bought houses out there and put the ratio up to 50%.

    and i'll say this again, none of us are "mad" about the way you guys talk about us in cali or this state in general, it's how you guys don't even know first hand how it is out here but mysteriously you know about the entire state. You guys go to one spot in this state, have a bad experience, and think "wow, this whole state is fucked"

    I'm sure if any of you guys wanted to come out here for a vacation and chill, we can show you guys a good time :)

    Now as for the topic, yeah, our smog in the main LA area is pretty bad. but where i'm at now isn't so bad, i'm about an hour and 15 minutes north east of the main LA area. City of Lancaster : Home
     
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    You are TOO mad !

    "WE'RE NOT MAD ABOUT IT FUCKTARD!"
     
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    B16RacerN2NR Working Hard VIP

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    :lol:
     
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    cancer: known to cure cancer in the state of california









    :D
     
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    B16RacerN2NR Working Hard VIP

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    :lol: i showed this to my girlfriend and she almost spit her coffee on me. I'll e-mail it to my mom, she'll get a kick out of that lol she's tired of being out here in Cali :ph34r:
     
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    Cali------> the unwiped hemmeroid on the anus of the world. Lived there twice would never do it again.
     
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