The Breathe Project is working to promote clean air and inspire healthy communities across southwestern Pennsylvania. We use the best available science to understand the quality of the air we breathe, build public awareness and improve community health and wellness.
Pittsburgh’s air ranks among the dirtiest in the nation, and we aren’t improving quickly enough.
Deborah Gentile, MD, talks about the impact of air quality on asthma outcomes among our region's schoolchildren.
Learn more about the air you breathe by viewing Breathe Cam’s high-resolution panoramas of the Pittsburgh region. Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab developed The Heinz Endowments-funded camera system.