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GASP Teams Up with Lawrenceville Clean Air Now

About 50 people attended a meeting hosted by the local grassroots group Lawrenceville Clean Air Now (LCAN) on March 13 to hear an Air Quality 101 presentation by GASP Executive Director Rachel Filippini. During the presentation, Filippini discussed what contaminants pollute Lawrenceville’s air,  the possible sources of those contaminants, as well as the health impacts associated with them. For those…

GASP Seeks Local Smoke Readers; Free Training Provided

They say, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” They say, “Actions are louder than words.” What they don’t tell you is how to be the change, or what action to take, exactly. We will: If you wish air quality was better in the Pittsburgh area and you want to do something to help effect change locally, please consider signing up…

Women’s History Month: GASP’s Feisty Founder Was a Pittsburgh Trailblazer

March is Women’s History Month and truly, we couldn’t celebrate GASP history without highlighting all the women who helped us fight the good air quality fight for the past 50 years. Today, we are putting the spotlight on our co-founder and first president, the fiery Michelle Madoff. They say that, “Well behaved women seldom make history.” The quote seems fitting…