Bakersfield is the worst city when we are speaking of short-term particle pollution. It has the highest average number of days with spike sin unhealthy air.
Jessica Romero lives in Bakersfield, and her two sons have asthma. “The poor air quality in Bakersfield has had a huge impact on our family,” she said in a news release. “The hardest days are when we have to tell the boys they can’t go outside to ride their bikes or play soccer because of the bad air.”