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Air Quality 101: Smell Something? Say Something!

Take a deep breath. Smell something acrid or chemical? How about the odor of rotten eggs? Then report it! While the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (more commonly referred to as DEP) regulates air quality in the Keystone State, Allegheny and Philadelphia Counties do things a little differently. Instead of being regulated by DEP, air-quality issues are instead handled by…

BREAKING: Allegheny County Health Department Issues Enforcement Order Against U.S. Steel’s Mon Valley Works

UPDATED March 13, 2019: Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced March 12 that it has revised its enforcement order issued February 28th against U.S. Steel’s Mon Valley Works (Edgar Thompson Plant, Irvin Plant and Clairton Coke Works). The action was taken in response to the plan submitted by U.S. Steel on March 7. Per the revised order (http://bit.ly/2F7uqft), U.S. Steel…