Mission : Ensure that local residents are aware of the quality of air they breathe. Support volunteers working to find locations and secure consent for air monitoring stations and help fund the installation of monitors where none are currently sited. Track PA and national legislation that affects air quality. Work to increase the web available air monitoring network in PA. Warn the public when the air is bad. Develop educational materials and the risks to public health for use by Group teams. Support Group teams working in this space.
Support/oppose PA legislation that impacts air quality
Educate about how to report about bad air incidents
Get more PurpleAir stations installed - be strategic
Meetings and Events
The SC/PA Air Quality Team meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month via video call. Look for "Chapter Air Qualiity Team Mtg" event on our event calendar.
The Health Impacts of Air Pollution
Speaker: Dr Richard Tolin
Date/Time: July 8, 2021
Hosted by: Air Quality Team
Description: Dr Richard Tolin will discuss the quantifiable and modifiable health impacts of air pollution and how individuals and policymakers can address mitigation.
Image credits: JT / The Environmental Blog on Flickr
Call To Action!
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- American Lung Association - State of the Air Report
- Sierra Club policy on Air Quality (toxic air pollutants, indoor air pollution)
- Purple Air Monitoring Map (Pennsylvania)
Air Quality Map for PA - PurpleAir.com
Go to purpleair.com/map for this interactive map
Contacts - Volunteer Interest
To ask a quesiton of the Air Quality Team, or learn how you can contribute to our team, submit this Volunteer Interest Form.
We are always looking for new volunteers. Join our next meeting (see Meetings & Events above) or connect our team leaders to learn how you can work on building our resource hub, organize to get more PurpleAir monitors on the map in PA, or tracking PA legislation that helps to improve air quality in Pennsylvania.
Blogs and Articles