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Massive emissions released from U.S. Steel Clairton Coke Works on May 29, 2018 about 5 p.m.

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the air we share

Poor air quality increases health risks and premature death.

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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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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

Duke study: Fracking chemicals stimulate fat cell development

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By Don Hopey
Jun 20, 2018

Allegheny County plans to ramp up its efforts to make the air less stinky

Public Source
By Oliver Morrison
Jun 19, 2018

Report: Allegheny County tops state for clean energy jobs

Trib Live
By Wes Venteicher
Jun 19, 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

Gov. Wolf's "Cabinet In Your Community"

Jun 13, 2018

Speakers are Dennis Davin, Secretary of DCED; Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health; Pedro Rivera, Secretary of Education; John Wetzel, Secretary of Corrections; and Jessica…

The Gas Industry/Petrochemical Buildout in Southwestern PA and Pathways to Our Sustainable Future

Jun 14, 2018

Our Quaker Valley communities are just ten miles downwind of the Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed ethane cracker plant in Beaver County. The 300 acre plant will…

Paddle Against Petro – Kay-Activisim in Pittsburgh

Jun 18, 2018

We need your kayaks! Kayak Pittsburgh and Venture Outdoors have cancelled our kayak reservations for the Paddle Against Petro… but we won’t let corporate influence keep us off…

4th Annual Allegheny SolarFest

Jun 24, 2018

A 100% solar-powered event to celebrate the power of the sun and find out how to go solar! Electric vehicle car show, food trucks, music…

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CREATE Lab Launches New Mon Valley Breathe Cam

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Join the fight against fracking full-time! Food & Water Watch @foodandwater is hiring a municipal ordinance manager. https://t.co/AWIVQMYgNc #Pittsburgh

We’ve got live music, electric cars, food trucks, activities for kids, and information how you can go #solar! Come celebrate the #SummerSolstice with us at Allegheny Solar Fest! At the @PghKids til 3 p.m. FREE admission to the museum til 5 p.m.

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We all need clean air — but for pregnant women and babies, it's especially important. #BABYPOWER https://t.co/UyM9o2lkLU

Your phone suddenly ran out of juice? Not a problem, if you’re carrying this tiny solar panel https://t.co/GaTPbBGER4

Check out our June newsletter detailing our community collaborations with @CCIPittsburgh, @hcvpgh, and @WHEnvironment this summer! Excited to empower occupants to learn about #airquality through use of #lowcost monitoring equipment - https://t.co/FHy16BLxIb

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