“The air above this city is raising alarms once again.
“People who live in Allegheny County, which surrounds Pittsburgh, have lodged more than 2,300 air-quality complaints this year. For most of January, county officials urged residents in 22 municipalities in the Mon Valley nearby to limit outdoor activities out of concern for high levels of sulfur dioxide, and U.S. Steel has begun offering free health screenings. . .
“Pittsburgh is often touted as one of the most livable cities in the U.S., but its metro area ranked eighth worst out of 187 for fine-particulate pollution in a study last year by the American Lung Association.”
FULL STORY published March 12, 2019 via The Wall Street Journal