Breathe it in - Mpumalanga is the World's 'Worst' Air Polluter

According to Greenpeace, highly detailed satellite data has revealed that Mpumalanga Province in South Africa is the world's "worst" air pollution hotspot on the planet, due to its cluster of twelve coal-fired power plants and South Africa's "relatively weak" minimum emission standards.

Arnot Power Station, Middelburg, Mpumalanga (file photo).


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