the air we share
Poor air quality increases health risks and premature death.GET THE FACTS
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.STUDY
patrolling our air
Meet Carnegie Mellon's CAP team and learn how they map air pollution in our region.BLOG
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.
We Made Plastic. We Depend On It. Now We Are Drowning In It.
By Laura Parker
Exposure to Air Pollution in Womb Tied to Hypertension in Children
New York Times
By Nicholas Bakalar
Potter's Cracker Plant at the Center of Shell's Return to Plastics
Beaver County Times
By Daveen Rae Kurutz
Where Plastic Ends Up - An International Perspective on PlasticsMay 22, 2018
Hear from international speakers about what happens to the plastics we manufacture and throw away. This event will kick off the conversation on our region’s…
Where Plastic Ends Up - An International Perspective on PlasticsMay 23, 2018
Come hear from an international delegration in Pittsburgh and learn about what happens to the plastics we make and throw away. Free and open to…
Pennsylvania Lobby Day 2018 – Address Climate Change by Addressing MethaneMay 22, 2018
A Franklin & Marshall Poll found 62% of Pennsylvanians think more should be done to address climate change and only 26% approve of how our…
Lung Force Expo Pittsburgh– American Lung Assoc.Jun 07, 2018
The LUNG FORCE Expo is a program designed for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding…
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.