fighting petrochemical growth

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

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pipeline risk

Help residents on the ground monitor the Shell Falcon Pipeline construction

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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

Studies find fracking has significant health impacts on people.

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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

Mon Valley Holds Public Meeting on Agreement Between ACHD and U.S. Steel

KDKA-TV
By Pam Surano
Jul 30, 2019

Lawrenceville residents worry about air quality and foundry emissions

PublicSource
By Maria Heines
Jul 29, 2019

Cracker A Nightmare

Wheeling News-Register
LTE By Laura Jackson Roberts
Jul 28, 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

Cracker Plant/St. Clairsville Injection Well Community Meeting

Aug 07, 2019

Community Meeting on proposed fracking injection wells in Richland Township and a discussion on the proposed PTTG ethane cracker plant for Belmont County.. August 7,…

Climate Crisis Town Hall with PA Rep. Mike Doyle

Aug 14, 2019

Pennsylvania State Rep. Mike Doyle will hold a Town Hall on the Climate Crisis at Soldiers and Sailors Hall. More details to come.

Paddle With Peace & Prayer for Water Protection – Pittsburgh Landing

Aug 17, 2019

Degawenodas and other members of the Seneca community in New York are paddling the full length of the Ohi:yo’/Allegheny River in honor of World Peace…

Eco Districts Summit: 10 Year Anniversary

Nov 04, 2019

The annual Summit is the world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood- and district-scale sustainability. Every year the EcoDistricts Summit brings together hundreds of thinkers and…

BREATHE BLOG

Letter to President Donald Trump During Visit to Petrochemical Site, Beaver County, PA

13 Breathe Collaborative Organizations

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"Some of the research findings are mind-bending. One study found the introduction of EZ-Pass in New Jersey & #Pennsylvania reduced the incidence of premature birth by as much as 9.1% for mothers who lived within 2 kilometers of toll plazas." https://t.co/Q050saL6pJ

Pennsylvania governor unveils sweeping executive order on gun violence https://t.co/PMonNEJumx

This morning, I was excited to release a new report w/ @FrontierTony / @FrontierGroupUS looking at Clean Air Act enforcement history in Pittsburgh. As we look for a new head of the local regulator, this report shows how we got into this mess & what we can do to clean up our skies https://t.co/x8RCS57QQW

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