Welcome! I’m glad you’re here. At letspollute.com, we take the environment seriously. Haha – get it? Our website is call “Let’s Pollute,” and I said that we take the environment seriously! But really, we do! Let’s Pollute is actually a documentary/satire about all the polluting we do and how it affects us and our world.
We also support a few community minded organizations that are engaged in keeping pollution to a minimum and making the environment better for all of us. With that in mind, have a look around, and make sure you watch the preview of the documentary!
Did you know that 8 out of the top 10 polluted cities in the US are in California? All that beautiful sunshine sure comes at a cost! And you better believe Los Angeles is on the list! In fact, Los Angeles and it’s surrounding suburbs (Van Nuys, Reseda, Northridge, Pasadena, Burbank, Hollywood, etc.) is near the top of every list of most polluted US cities when looked at from any factor. What I mean is, looking at the ozone, the year-round particle pollution, or short-term particle pollution, Los Angeles is within the top 5 every time.
Probably the biggest factor to this pollution is the traffic and number of cars in Los Angeles. In a recent USA Today article, Los Angeles ranked #1 for the worst traffic in the nation, with over 84% of the population driving to work. With this many cars on the road, you bet there will be lots of pollution! But don’t you worry…they’re not just doing nothing about it. As you probably know, this thing called a smog check is required for all cars at least every two years. This is meant to ensure the vehicles that are on the road are not putting out tons of smog. Overall, its a good plan, and with more and more electric vehicles hitting the road, maybe we’ll see a decrease in the overall pollution for our nation. I suppose with so many cars in L.A., the chance for more electric cars to be on the road is greater, so maybe California can turn that pollution around!
Well, enough of my rant. Enjoy the site, and leave a comment if like!