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GASP in the News

2024

In Conversation with Natalie Bencivenga, KDKA Radio

Group Against Smog & Pollution Report Finds Allegheny County Health Dept. Air Quality Permit Backlog Getting Worse; DEP Making Progress, PA Environmental Digest

Fighting Environmental Racism in the “Coke Capital of the World,” Nonprofit Quarterly

Air Advocate: Rotten-Egg Smell Has Likely Source, Tube City Almanac

U.S. Steel Stockholders Approve $14.9B Nippon Merger During Protest, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Environmental, Advocacy Groups React to EPA's New Asbestos Regulation, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Groups Urge Biden to Consider Environmental Cost in United States Steel Corp Sale, Pittsburgh Business Times

U.S. Steel Fined $1.9 Million for Excessive Emissions, The Mon Valley Independent

Allegheny County Hits U.S. Steel with $1.9 Million Fine Over Clairton Coke Works Emissions, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

$40 Million Federal Grant Paves Road for Pittsburgh to Acquire Electric Buses, Pennsylvania Capital-Star

$2.2 Million Fine is Latest Entry in Clairton's Air Pollution History, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

In a Steel Town Outside Pittsburgh, an Old Fight Over Air Quality Drags On, Inside Climate News

In Conversation with Natalie Bencivenga, KDKA Radio

2023

Stories About Local Air Pollution & Polluters

U.S. Steel to be Acquired by Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. in a Deal Valued at Nearly $15 Billion, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Be Inspired with Natalie B - Bad Air Quality, KDKA

Doctors: Poor Air Quality Still Dangerous for Vulnerable Populations, News 12 Bronx

'It's Unhealthy for Everyone': Lingering Wildfire Smoke Affects More than Just At-Risk Groups, Yahoo Sports

Lingering Wildfire Smoke Affects More than Just At-Risk Groups, Tribune-Review

County Industry Told to Cut Back on Particulate Emissions as Canadian Wildfire Hits Region, Pittsburgh Business Times

Canadian Wildfire Smoke Creates Unhealthy Air Quality Across Pittsburgh Region, CBS News

Code Red Air Quality Index Declared for Pennsylvania, WTAE

Code Orange Air Quality Index Declared for Pennsylvania, WTAE

The Candadian Wildfires Impacting Air Quality in PA - What You Need to Know, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Media Outlets Collaborate to Cover Air Quality Misinformation in SW PA, Allegheny Front

Stories About Air Quality Regulations, Permits & GASP Watchdog Work

Environmental Groups Claim Victory in EPA Ruling on U.S. Steel Plant in Clairton, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

EPA Grants Petition Against U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works Plant, WPXI

EPA Objects to Clairton Coke Works' Air Quality Permit Issued to U.S. Steel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EPA Rejects Part of U.S. Steel's Air Quality Permit for the Clairton Coke Works, Allegheny Front

Some Residents Concerned Over Potential Toxic Fumes After Fire at Metallico Metal Scrap Yard, WPXI

After Latest Norfolk Southern Derailment, W. Pa Lawmakers Call for Rail Accountability, Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Environmental Activists Ask EPA to Revoke U.S. Steel's Permit for Clairton Plant, Next Pittsburgh

Updated: Allegheny County Board of Health Sends Bid to Tap Clean Air Fund to Public Comment Phase, Public Source

New Dashboard Tracks Hydrogen Sulfide in the Mon Valley, KDKA

Mon Valley Clean Air Watchdogs Call on the EPA to Challenge Clairton Plant's Operating Permit, WESA

Rule to Protect Public Health During Mon Valley Inversions is Not Working, Allegheny County Council Hears, Public Source

Contractors Hit with $1.1 Million for Illegal Asbestos Removal at Churchill Property, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Clean-Air Fund Proposal Back to Regulators, Pittsburgh Business Times

Stories About GASP Initiatives

Opportunities for Teens: Fresh Voices for Clean Air and More, KidsBurgh

Solar United Neighbors Launches 2023 Co-Op Program to Bring More Clean Energy to Washington County, Next Pittsburgh

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for April 28, 2023, Tube City Almanac

Local Officials Encouraged Not to Wait Until It's Too Late to Understand Local Air Quality Issues, Latrobe Bulletin

From Clairton to Potter Township, Locals are Watching Polluters, The Incline

Grassroots Science Fuels Air-quality Revelations, Ambridge Connection

Group Against Smog and Pollution Hosts April 19 Workshop on Local Air Quality Issues, PA Environment Digest

Advocates Tout Air Monitoring Investments as Vital Step in Region's Greener Future, Pittsburgh CityPaper

 

2022

Stories About Mon Valley Air Pollution

Emissions Ordered Reduced in Mon Valley Following Air-Pollution Warning, Pittsburgh Business Times

Mon Valley Air Quality on Wednesday 'Unsafe' for Sensitive Residents, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Allegheny County Residents Raise Concerns Over Mon Valley Air Quality Episode, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Inversions Trap Pollution in Allegheny County This Fall, Despite New Rule, Public Source 

High Levels of Hydrogen Sulfide in Mon Valley Spark Advocates’ Frustration, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hydrogen Sulfide Levels in Mon Valley Surpass State Standard, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon Valley Air Quality Prompts Another Air Pollution Warning, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

U.S. Steel Clairton Flares After Outage, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. Steel Pays, Appeals $4.5M Fine Over Clairton Emissions, WPXI

How Poor Air Quality Days Can Affect Pittsburghers, WESA

Stories About Air Quality Regulations, Permits & GASP Watchdog Work

Group Threatens to Sue Landfill Operators Over Permit Delays, Beaver County Times

July Outage at Clairton Coke Works Released 11 Tons of Pollutants, New Information Shows, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Group Against Smog & Pollution: Special Report – Public Records Provide New Details Of July 4 Outage, PA Environmental Digest

 

Power Outages At Clairton Coke (Coal) Works And What’s Being Done To Remedy Electrical Issues, PA Environmental Digest

 

Documents Reveal Impacts Outage at Clairton Coke Works Had on Plant, WTAE

Executive Decision: These Issues, Questions and People May Define Allegheny County’s Next Big Election, Public Source

Hydrogen Hub: U.S. Steel, Shell, Equinor to Cooperate on Hydrogen Hub Efforts in Region, WTAE

How Allegheny County is Trying to Make Air Quality Easier to Understand, Allegheny Front

Proposed U.S. Steel Permit at the Forefront of Air Quality Public Hearing in Braddock, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 

How Will Pittsburgh Fare if New Studies Prompt the EPA to Tighten Air Pollution Standards?, NextPittsburgh

 

US Steel Told to Redo Allegheny County Air-Quality Mitigation Plans, Pittsburgh Business Times

Health Dept. OK’s Some Local Pollution Plans, TubeCity Online

Stories About GASP Initiatives

EPA Awards $4 Million for New Air Monitoring in Pa. Environmental Justice Areas, StateImpact

The EPA is Underwriting Citizen Scientists Who Want to Know What's in the Air in Southwestern Pa., Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Fresh Voices for Clean Air”: Environmental Group Seeks High School Students, Pittsburgh City Paper

Local Nonprofit is Seeking Teens for ‘Fresh Voices for Clean Air’ Youth Education Initiative, Kidsburgh

Donora Smog Disaster of 1948 Recounted, Observer-Reporter

 

Program to Focus on Donora Smog, Mon Valley Independent

 

Online Discussion to Feature Donora Smog Disaster, Observer-Reporter

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