Air and Waste Management Association
A nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.
Clean Water Action - Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh chapter of the national citizens' organization works for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, and creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses. Get local environmental news, warnings, and action alerts.
GASP: Group Against Smog and Pollution
A non-profit citizens' organization working for clean air and water in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Green Building Alliance
The Green Building Alliance (GBA) is a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization that provides expert services and reliable information to facilitate green building solutions and to help our region thrive.
Pennsylvania's interactive environmental community provides resources for communities working to improve our state's environment. Explore sections for kids, students, farmers, business and industry, educators, and government.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Stay up to date with environmental regulations and learn about everything to do with Pennsylvania's environment from drinking water to recycling.
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
A catalyst for the protection and improvement of Pennsylvania's environment, the Council promotes sustainable use of our land and natural resources, protection of watersheds, and innovative solutions to long-standing problems.
Pennsylvania Environmental Network
PEN is a network of grassroots environmental groups throughout Pennsylvania working for environmental justice. These groups are fighting everything from landfills, incinerators, nuclear dumps and sludge spreading on farmlands to logging and mining or development battles.
Pennsylvania Ozone Action
Stay informed about ozone action days and ozone monitoring, get your local daily ozone forecast, and learn what you can do to help keep Pittsburgh's air clean and healthy.
Pennsylvania's West Nile Virus Surveillance Program
Learn about West Nile encephalitis, stay up-to-date on what Pennsylvania is doing including monitoring and surveillance programs, learn how to reduce your risk for mosquito borne diseases, and get detailed answers to your West Nile virus questions.
A river learning experience along Pittsburgh's three rivers onboard the research vessel, Pittsburgh Voyager. Designed to inspire student excellence in mathematics and science. Winner of a 1999 Pennsylvania Environmental Excellence award.
The place for kids to go to learn all about Pennsylvania's environment. Learn to recycle at your school, protect endangered plants and animals, get ideas for science fair projects, check air pollution levels near you, go along with a DEP inspector, enter contests, visit live webcams to watch the world around you, download "litter bug" wallpaper or a recycling screen saver, and more.
The Port of Pittsburgh
The nation's second largest inland port, the Pittsburgh Port District encompasses an eleven county area including Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties. Find information on inland waterway transportation and waterfront industrial site location.
US Army Corps of Engineers - Pittsburgh District
The Pittsburgh District maintains and operates 23 locks and dams and 16 reservoir projects and oversees 42 local flood protection projects in Western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, southwestern New York, northern West Virginia and western Maryland.
Watershed Atlas of the Allegheny River
The Allegheny River Watershed covers 11,770 square miles encompassing most of Western Pennsylvania and part of Southwestern New York. Learn how glaciers shaped our landscape, see how natural systems cycle water, and learn to appreciate that how we live on the land affects communities downstream.
An Internet-based geographic information system (GIS) to inventory, map, and dynamically display environmental and natural features of the Pittsburgh region. A great place to find everything from mountain biking trails to beautiful overlooks. You can even leave comments for other visitors about great locations you have found!