– An enormous polluting cloud drowns to the metropolitan Monterrey and disappeared, practically, the mountains that surround the city less than lowering the visibility until 500 meters. The situation is alarming. But by no side it is seen or ecological alternatives are listened to that involve all the citizens. More of million 600 thousand automobiles they are polluting factor, but the ecological damage that causes the Refinery of Cadereyta, to the east of the great metropolis is more serious. According to the Secretariat of the federal Environment, the enormous polluting cloud of the refinery of Cadereyta crosses 150 kilometers pushed by ls winds of east the west and it parks in Santa Catarina, blocked by the Mountain range Eastern Mother and enormous and wonderful mountains of the Huasteca. There the industrialists more conoticed and the families live on great economic power who soon will raise the roof.
Fifteen years ago five stations of environmental monitoring settled that are on hills and in places considered by the ecologists as nonstrategic and it is created correctly do not take the reading in microns from pollution. But while environmentalist they denounce the little thing of preventive actions, the state authorities recognize that no longer there are projects nor estimated for public work, that mainly has relation with communication channels that make agile the traffic. To all hour it is common to see in the seven municipalities that conform the metropolitan Monterrey, enormous rows of automobiles that advance slowly. The spending power of the regiomontanos and a transport that does not finish or modernizing itself is part of a formula that it causes that hundreds of new cars go out in whose tracks circulates or the collapse. In addition, given to the proximity with the United States the import of cars of 1995 for back it is already a branch of the commerce and of the million 600 thousand automobiles in circulation, a 20 percent is scrap iron. Thus, the view of the City of Mountains has been opacada by the enormous polluting cream that it covers the metropolis as a result of endebles, political policies environmental incompetent and a population that it does not cooperate because there is no collective strategy. To the Carrier. Soon we will not see nor our nose, tiznada and woman who hides herself with mantel in this enormous pot of smoke that is our city.