Why Should You Care About Our Air?

By Jacob Sumner Poor air quality in the Mon Valley has created unnecessary and unjust risks for residents of Clairton. Asthma rates in Clairton are…

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Open Letter to SWPA Elected Governmental, Business and Civic Leaders on the Future of the Mon Valley

Dear Honorable Members of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Governmental, Business and Civic Leadership Delegation: As members of the Breathe Collaborative, we wish to share what we see…

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Pittsburgh’s Air Quality: Celebrating Progress and Looking at Remaining Challenges to Providing Healthy Air for All Residents

By Rachel Filippini, Executive Director, Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) and Matthew Mehalik, Ph.D., Executive Director, Breathe Project. GASP and the Breathe Project are organizations…

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Recent Bad Air Quality & How U.S. Steel Can Be a Better Neighbor

Republished with permission from GASP By GASP It was a white Christmas for the Pittsburgh region this year – but it was fog, not snow…

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What happens in the Mon Valley doesn’t stay in the Mon Valley

By Albert Presto Assistant Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University What we put into the air doesn’t stay in one place. This may seem…

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CREATE Lab Launches New Mon Valley Breathe Cam

For those of us living in Southwestern Pennsylvania, pollution from industrial plants, diesel exhaust and wood smoke in Allegheny County still poses a significant threat…

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