the air we share
Poor air quality increases health
risks and premature death.
asthma in children
Pittsburgh children living near pollution sources have high rates of asthma and respiratory ailments.BLOG
fracking and health
Study finds low birth weights
near gas drilling sites.
patrolling our air
Meet Carnegie Mellon's CAP team and learn how they map air pollution in our region.BLOG
Join the fight to tell the PA DEP to deny permits for the Falcon Pipeline!CAMPAIGN
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.
Want to Learn About the Polluted Air You Breathe? Start Here.
By Melissa Rayworth
DEP Announces Public Hearings for Shale Ethane Cracker Pipeline
By Reid Frazier
PennEnvironment Clean Air RallyMar 20, 2018
Pittsburghers have a right to breathe clean air, free from pollution that will give us cancer or asthma. But right now we breathe some of…
Fracking in Our Future?Mar 24, 2018
The gas industry is moving into Allegheny County. Come hear Larry Schweiger, a leading voice in the environmental movement nationally and in Pennsylvania, speak on…
The Shell Falcon Pipeline and Protecting Your WaterMar 27, 2018
Will the Shell Falcon Pipeline Will Put Your Water At Risk? To prepare for the Department of Environmental Protection public hearing, Citizens to Protect the…
REPORT YOUR AIR
Smell something in your neighborhood?
Download the SmellPGH app on your phone
to report your air and track how pollutants travel.
Residents of Allegheny County can report air problems
to the Allegheny County Health Department.