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You’re Invited: Workshops to Address Health Impacts of Air Pollution Slated for June 4

Fellow Breathers,

Air pollution has serious health consequences. Given Allegheny County’s persistent air-quality problems, and most recent emissions issues related to the U.S. Steel Clairton Coke Works fire and its aftermath, local environmental organizations are beefing up efforts to educate folks about what exactly is in the air we breathe, and how air toxics can affect your body.

Clean Air Council, in conjunction with GASP and other environmental organizations, is hosting a series of workshops about the topic—and you’re invited.

Here’s what you need to know if you want to go:

WHEN? 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 4

WHERE? Community Economic Development Corporation at 363 Halcomb Ave, Clairton, PA 15025

WHAT? Attendees will have an opportunity to rotate through three presentations from:

  • Dr. Deborah Gentile, who will discuss health issues related to air pollution
  • GASP, which will provide an Air Quality 101 lecture and
  • Air monitoring experts, who will present information about how the technology works and what all is being detected in local air

WHO’S INVITED? The event is open to the public.

HOW DO YOU REGISTER? Those interested in registering may do so online here.

COST? Free

Editor’s Note: For more information, check out the Facebook event page for the June 4 event here.

 

 

 

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