The Shell Ethane Cracker Is NOT A Done Deal

By Mark Dixon Lots of people approach me and ask about the Shell Cracker. They often don’t know that it is designed to make plastic…

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Pollution Victimizes Children

By Dr. Ned Ketyer Yesterday we reviewed new research studying the effects of air pollution exposure during pregnancy and the adverse health outcomes that can…

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Shell Appalachia: What A Complete Lack of Transparency Looks Like

By Thaddeus Popovich Shell Pipeline Company rolled into Raccoon Township Fire Hall this month, their usual company entourage and multimedia show in tow. More than…

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Our Leaders Must Live Up to Their Responsibility To Protect What Citizens Have Entrusted Into Their Care. We Must Step Up to Defend Our Rights Before They Are Taken Away.

By Matt Mehalik, Executive Director of the Breathe Project, April 2, 2018 Consider the words Abraham Lincoln offered in his concluding remarks in his Annual Message…

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Welcome to the Breathe Project

I would like to welcome you to our Breathe Project website with a new look, tools and communications platform. This site is the result of…

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Asthma in Children

Asthma is a disease that is increasingly recognized as a major public health concern, especially in the Pittsburgh area. It is one of the country’s…

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Your Health vs. Cracker Plant Jobs

A petrochemical plant is not the only industry that can bring Beaver County tax revenue, employment opportunities, and thriving hotels and restaurants. A $6 billion…

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Breathe Mobile

Southwestern Pennsylvania has vigilant allies when it comes to monitoring the air quality of our region. CMU’s Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies (CAPS) drives two…

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Expanding Access to Legal Help

The law is reason,” Aristotle said, “free from passion.” At Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services, those concepts — law, reason, free, and passion — often…

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