Clean Air and Smog Will of Council

Pittsburgh has taken huge steps in reducing the smog-causing pollution that once choked the City during the days of the booming steel industry.Councilman O’Connor co-sponsored a Will of Council with Councilman Gilman in support of stronger, health protective standards for smog-causing pollution.

Joined by public health advocates and Pittsburgh residents, he attended a press conference at the Department of Environmental Protection Offices at Washington’s Landing to fight for clean air. O’Connor spoke highly of the progress that the City and County have made in improving air quality and reducing smog in the area, but he pointed out that there is still opportunities to make the air healthier and safer.

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