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The city’s economic engine is also a worrisome source of pollution.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published March 15, 2019
Data acquired September 5, 1985 - October 8, 2017

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI