Help residents on the ground monitor the Shell Falcon Pipeline constructionCAMPAIGN
protecting the ohio river valley from petrochemicals
Industry is moving quickly to turn the Ohio River Valley into a manufacturing hub for plastics.LEARN MORE
asthma in children
Children exposed to the highest levels of air pollution in Clairton had nearly double the risk of asthma diagnosis as well as poorly controlled asthma.
clean air for clairton and the mon valley
Follow the latest developments at the Clairton Coke Works on the Mon Valley Breathe CamsBreathe Cam
fracking and health
Studies find fracking has significant health impacts on people.NEWS
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.
Family history, loss and hopes for a bright future fuel my fight for clean air in Clairton
By Melanie Meade
How to Talk to Elected Leaders Part 2 - Activating Democracy for ClimateFeb 25, 2020
PA State Rep Sara Innamorato – will give us insider tips on how to persuade our elected officials to take swift climate action, and why…
Black Environmental Collective ConveningFeb 27, 2020
Please join us for the next session of a Black Enviornmental convening. Our format is going to be a little different than previous sessions. At…
Return of the Lorax, Harrisburg, April 6thApr 06, 2020
Team Lorax is returning to Harrisburg! Last year, the team told Wolf and legislators they needed to uphold Article 1, Section 27 of the PA…
Earth Day Pittsburgh! 50th AnniversaryApr 22, 2020
Help us flood downtown Pittsburgh and call for a Climate Emergency in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Pittsburgh! Details to come…
REPORT YOUR AIR
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Residents of Allegheny County can report air problems
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Breathe Cam Highlights
U.S. Steel Clairton Coke Works
Large plumes of steam and smoke are seen here from the Clairton plant. Notice the lighter smoke and how much longer it is visible over the quickly disappearing steam.
Edgar Thomson North
In this clip notice the different types of emission in each stack. On the right and left main stack these emissions are full of steam and have heavy white smoke. The middle stack has no steam and you can see a light transparent smoke. This middle smoke is full of particulates and potentially harmful materials.