Local leaders call for clean up of Pittsburgh’s air pollution
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Local leaders call for clean up of Pittsburgh’s air pollution


COMMITTEE TO REVIEW REPORTS ON ALL MURDERS COMMITTED BY PAROLEES. EVERY THREE DAYS, PEOPLE IN PITTSBURGH ARE AT RISK OF POLLUTION IN THE AIR. WE HAVE BEEN TELLING YOU ABOUT POLLUTION PROBLEMS. IF YOU HAVE OUR STREAMING APP, YOU SAW IN THE NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY HOW LOCAL LEADERS MADE A NEW PUSH TO CLEAN UP OUR AIR. IT IS TIME TO CLEAN UP THE INDUSTRIAL AIR POLLUTION HERE IN PITTSBURGH ONCE AND FOR ALL. Reporter: MORE THAN 60 LOCAL AND STATE LEADERS PUT OUT A LETTER TO CLEAN UP AIR POLLUTION. ALLEGHENY COUNTY IN THE TOP TWO FOR CANCER RISKS FROM INDUSTRIAL AIR POLLUTION ACCORDING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND POLICY CENTER. I GREW UP WITH IT AS A CHILD . I HAVE TO BE SURE THAT CHILDREN GROWING UP HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED. Reporter: THIS COMES AFTER TWO FIRES AT THE PLANT. REACHING A SETTLEMENT WITH THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OVER REPEATED VIOLATIONS, THE COMPANY AGREED TO PAY $200 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PLANTS BATTERY AND PAYING OFF FINES OF $2.7 MILLION OR A COMMUNITY BENEFIT TRUST AND CLEAN AIR FUND. TODAY’S LETTER IS JUST THE FIRST STEP. FROM HERE, WE NEED MANY OF THESE LEADERS TO TAKE THIS FIGHT BACK TO THEIR INDIVIDUAL COUNCIL CHAMBERS, BACK TO THEIR CAPITOL BUILDING AND CONTINUE THE FIGHT, THERE Reporter: ENVIRONMENTAL

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  • Google User

    People grew up and lived in the area theIr entire lives when you literally didn't see the sun for weeks because of the smoke from the mills yet they lived to a ripe old age.
    ……..
    The liberal tree huggers need to look into the tens of thousands of diesel powered trucks and busses instead.
    ……..

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