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Started in 2014, Protect PT strives to protect the constitutional rights of residents in our community in the wake of gas development using education, empowerment and engagement.

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CURRENT CAMPAIGNS

Taking On Industrial Pollution and Greenhouse Gases

Title V of the Clean Air Act requires “major sources” of air pollution to obtain operating permits from the EPA or a state or local agency authorized to issue these permits. In Allegheny County, the Allegheny County Health Department in Allegheny County decides these permits. Join GASP, PennEnvironment, Clean Air Council, Clean Water Action, Environmental Integrity Project and the Breathe Project in the effort to clean the region’s air and reduce greenhouse gases.

CAC's Southwest Pennsylvania Neighbors for Clean Air

The goal of the Southwest PA Neighbors for Clean Air initiative is to create 100 neighborhood groups of 10 members throughout the region so that residents can learn about and take action on the most pressing environmental issues in Southwest Pennsylvania. In the nine months since the first leader training session, CAC has trained over 80 group leaders, and 20 groups now meet regularly. Contact Jay Walker ([email protected]) to join a group or find out more information.

BREAKING NEWS

Have Yourself A Smoggy Christmas

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By Don Hopey
Dec, 24, 2019

“Government Failed You” — Pittsburgh State Rep. Drafts Bill to Stop Radioactive Fracking Waste (TENORM) From Entering Public Waters

Public Herald
By Josh B. Pribanic
Dec, 10, 2019

Peduto: Fossil fuel industries will take a toll on the future

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By Don Hopey
Oct, 31, 2019

America’s Air Quality Worsens, Ending Years of Gains, Study Says

New York Times
By Nadja Popovich
Oct, 24, 2019