June 2017

In this issue of EM, you will find perspectives on western Pennsylvania history, air quality modeling, and monitoring, along with examples of the environmental renaissance of Pittsburgh and its surrounding area, all in honor of the 110th anniversary meeting of the Association held in Pittsburgh.

Inside This Month's Issue


Pittsburgh: Cleaner, Healthier, and Thriving
by Anthony J. Sadar

Pittsburgh’s Evolving Steel City: Forging a More Diverse and Ever Cleaner Industrial Future
by Susan Zummo Forney

Air Pollution in Pittsburgh: 21st Century Perspectives
by Albert Presto

The Challenges of Modeling Air Quality in Allegheny County, PA
by Bart Brashers, Ralph Morris, and Jason Maranche

Q&A with Long-Time A&WMA Member, Stanley J. Penkala

Also This Month...

A Summary of the 47th Annual A&WMA Critical Review: Air Quality Measurements—From Rubber Bands to Tapping the Rainbow
by George Hidy, Judith Chow, and John Watson
The 2017 Critical Review delineates more than 100 years of progress on the topic of air quality measurements, draws conclusions about the effectiveness of measurement systems on policies, and looks to the future.

IT Insight: Grand Finale—Noteworthy Information Technologies of the Past 16 Years
by Jill Barson Gilbert

PM File: The Power of Why
by David Elam


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