Report or Study:  Understanding Western Pennsylvania’s Air Pollution Problem

Date:  2011

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During 2005 - 2011 period, the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area ranked among the five worst US cities for year-round and short-term particulate pollution. In two of those years’ annual assessments, the region had the dubious title of worst in the country for short-term particulate pollution.

Topics:  Biomass, Coal, Diesel, Manufacturing, Natural Gas, Petrochemicals, Pollution Sources, Public Health

Regions:  Pennsylvania, Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Article Link/URL:   http://www.heinz.org/UserFiles/Library/2011-air_quality-THE-response.pdf