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.
Pittsburgh's Air Quality Among Worst in Nation, Study Says
By David Templeton
Pittsburgh scores all F’s on the American Lung Association’s air quality report card
Environmental Health News
By Kristina Marusic
Will Pittsburgh flourish as a hub of eds and meds or gas and petrochemicals? Can we have it both ways?
By Teake Zuidema
North Braddock Residents for Our Future – Write Our Legislators MeetingApr 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 LearnApr 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 PermitApr 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 ThenMay 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,…
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.