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Poor air quality increases health
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asthma in children

Pittsburgh children living near pollution sources have high rates of asthma and respiratory ailments.

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fracking and health

Study finds low birth weights
near gas drilling sites.

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patrolling our air

Meet Carnegie Mellon's CAP team and learn how they map air pollution in our region.

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pipeline risk

Join the fight to tell the PA DEP to deny permits for the Falcon Pipeline!

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Breathe Project

Breathe Project is a clearinghouse for information on air quality in Pittsburgh, southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond. We use the best available science and technology to better understand the quality of the air we breathe and provide opportunities for citizens to engage and take action.

BREAKING NEWS

Pittsburgh's Air Quality Among Worst in Nation, Study Says

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By David Templeton
Apr 18, 2018

Pittsburgh scores all F’s on the American Lung Association’s air quality report card

Environmental Health News
By Kristina Marusic
Apr 18, 2018

Will Pittsburgh flourish as a hub of eds and meds or gas and petrochemicals? Can we have it both ways?

PublicSource
By Teake Zuidema
Apr 18, 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

North Braddock Residents for Our Future – Write Our Legislators Meeting

Apr 19, 2018

North Braddock Residents for Our Future is a grassroots group of residents organized to promote community health and clean air, and fight unconventional gas drilling…

Southwest Environmental Health Project Lunch and Learn

Apr 19, 2018

The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project (EHP) invites you to our Lunch and Learn Workshop to explore the Environmental Health Channel, an interactive web-based platform for…

DEP Public Hearing on Cheswick Generating Station Draft Water Discharge Permit

Apr 25, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing to receive testimony from citizens on the DEP’s tentative decision to issue National…

ACCAN Community Meeting – Air Quality Now and Then

May 10, 2018

Join us and hear the results of the retrospective studies completed by the Allegheny County Health Dept. (ACHD) by Dr. Deborah Gentile and LuAnn Brink,…

BREATHE BLOG

Asthma in Children

By Dr. Deborah Gentile and Team

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