Public Comment on Health Dept. - US Steel (Clairton) Settlement

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has negotiated a settlement of all its enforcement actions taken against US Steel's violations of the Clairton operating permit. Public comments are being solicited by ACHD.

Event-Date: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 6:00pm

Allegheny County Health Dept. - Public Meeting

NOTE the changed location: The July public meeting of the Board of Health will be held in the Gold Room of the County Courthouse.

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:30pm

Union of Concerned Scientists: "Science Under Siege at the Dept. of Interior"

How can we fix plastic waste problems amid a production boom?

Breathe Better Day

Celebrate air quality awareness with the Carnegie Museum of Art! The museum presents a day of lectures, discussions, and family-friendly activities. Just drop in!

Event-Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

If you can see it from your house, evacuate!

[photo: WTRF]

How Climate Change is Harming Our Health

The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health identifies "outdoor air quality" as making the most direct impact -- in our region specifically -- of climate disruption upon human health.

Fracking at Edgar Thomson?

U.S. Steel has announced an agreement to lease a portion of the Edgar Thomson plant for a drill pad, from which the surrounding area can be fracked. Local residents and families have been left in the dark, to wait for the consequences of fracking. This page is a place for collecting information and resources to share with the community.

Compendium of Scientific, Medical ... Findings Demonstrating Risks ... of Fracking

The latest edition of this compendium of health research, from health professionals in New York State.