We pose that question and more to Jim Thompson, Air Quality Program Manager for the Allegheny County Health Department. Hear from Bellevue resident Ken Holmes and other local residents who are concerned about air quality in the area.
Here is what EP listeners had to say on Twitter:
@esspgh the mother of 3 young children - the smell is overwhelming. Can't imagine the harm it is causing to their young lungs.
— Dawn McHugh-Woodfill (@DWoodfill) October 1, 2014
— Solar Land Solutions (@LandSolar) October 1, 2014
— leah_a (@bluebottlemama) October 1, 2014
For local air quality resources visit:
Allegheny County Health Department Air Quality Program