fighting petrochemical growth

Industry plans to turn the Ohio River Valley into a manufacturing hub for plastics.

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the air we share

Poor air quality increases health risks and premature death.

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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.

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flaring of coking gas in the mon valley

Follow the latest developments at the Clairton Coke Works on the Mon Valley Breathe Cams

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fracking and health

Study finds low birth weights near gas drilling sites.

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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

Clairton residents demand accountability from U.S. Steel

Environmental Health News
By Jessi Quinn Alperin
May 10, 2019

Investigation: Cracker plant will bring jobs, pollution

WTAE-TV Channel 4
By Paul Van Osdol
May 09, 2019

Steel Trap: People are Getting Sick from a U.S. Steel Factory that is "Grossly Violating" Health Standards

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By Dan Vergano
Apr 06, 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

Southwest PA Neighbors for Clean Air Potluck!

May 15, 2019

Please join us on Wednesday, May 15th from 6 to 8pm for a Southwest PA Neighbors for Clean Air Potluck! If you are involved with…

Re-Imagine Beaver County Solar Celebration & Happy Hour

May 23, 2019

Join your friends and neighbors to celebrate the Re-!magine Beaver County report and exciting new solar projects and Eco-Districts in Beaver. We will hold a…

Town Hall Meeting

May 20, 2019

Join us as we listen to you and learn how we can best serve our community. Plus, we’ll be able to update you on important…

World Peace & Prayer Day

Jun 18, 2019

“All Nations, All Faiths, One Prayer” The 24th annual World Peace and Prayer Day, a multi-cultural honoring of sacred sites envisioned by the spiritual leader…

BREATHE BLOG

FracTracker Alliance – The Falcon Pipeline Monitoring Project

By Erica Jackson, FracTracker Alliance

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We can't allow industry to promote criminalizing pipeline protests in Pa. @NopetroPA #ShellNO https://t.co/DqbiOqFdDJ

Repairs have been made at the U.S. Steel coke plant near Pittsburgh that had caused alarm--and dramatically increased emissions--when a December fire knocked out its pollution controls https://t.co/Bb3s9Xc4a9

The Attorney General's Office will investigate landfill runoff issues in Westmoreland County.
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“This is a health issue, and whether or not it’s been politicized we have a responsibility to advocate for the health of our patients and the population" #climatechange #mentalhealth #ecoanxiety @RollingStone https://t.co/6xkFAmEOtj

Happy 50 Birthday @GASPPgh Check out the beautiful new website! https://t.co/DSoFRcFU29

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This is scandalous!Shell's Falcon pipeline is cutting right through the pictured Conservation District of Beaver County. Many amazing groups in and near Beaver County are organizing to resist the potential damage and risk brought on by pipelines, and to (re)imagine a green economy!

To learn more about the Falcon pipeline and the public monitoring project, see our post here: ow.ly/4qgh50ulwGJ

If you live near Beaver County, check out this "Solar Celebration & Happy Hour" event by Re-Imagine Beaver County Breathe Project PennFuture League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & SWPA
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A cracker plant in West Virginia not a good idea says Manchin.

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Excellent speakers, profoundly good event for Beaver.

Sustainable Monroeville
Reinvent Beaver County Solar Celebration!
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Reimagine Beaver Solar Happy Hour is streaming live! Join the party and learn more about the green vision for the region’s future

NoPetroPA
Re-!magine Beaver County Solar Celebration

We’re live streaming the launch event for the Re-!magine Beaver County Report, showing a pathway towards a renewable and regenerative economic future for Beaver County.
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