Report or Study:  Pittsburgh Regional Environmental Threats Analysis (PRETA) Report: Particulate Matter

Date:  2012

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An EPA National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA) from 2005 explores the risks of HAPs in the PRETA area and finds a cancer risk greater than the “one-in-a-million” level set by the EPA.

Topics:  Air Quality, Cancer, Cardiopulmonary Disease, Children, Coal, Coking / Coke Ovens, Environmental Justice, Fine Particulate Matter, Lung, Manufacturing, Neurological, Obesity/Diabetes, Pollution Sources, Public Health, Respiratory

Regions:  Pennsylvania, Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Article Link/URL:   http://www.chec.pitt.edu/documents/PRETA/PRETA_PM.pdf