Attend a Meeting
Join us for a live CAB online meeting via Zoom, usually the 3rd Thursday every month. Please RSVP to email@example.com to obtain the Zoom meeting ID.
Second Presbyterian Church
528 Garland Drive
Carlisle, PA 17013
CAB’s next meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at 7 pm. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a Zoom link.
CAB has relayed notices of Air Quality alerts as we receive them from DEP. Wildfire smoke has resulted in several Code Red alerts. Residents are encouraged to check www.airnow.gov for current conditions in their area. Check our news section for the latest information.
The Clean Air Board contracted with the Center for Land Use and Sustainability at Shippensburg University to conduct an analysis of the data collected by PurpleAir monitors located in south-central Pennsylvania. Read the complete report. Prof. Tim Hawkins spoke to the Board on Nov. 17, 2022. See the recorded CAB meeting. Check out the PurpleAir historic data at http://webspace.ship.edu/weather/
CAB discussion of the Inflation Reduction Act – CAB loorks at the povisions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Thomas Y. Au, CAB President presents. Zoom presentation. Oct. 20, 2022.
CAB discussion on Clean Construction. Zoom presentation, Dr. Frank Castrina discusses the health effects of diesel and other emissions from construction projects. We can reduce these emission and protect community health. Recorded Sept. 15, 2022.
Solar United Neighbors. Zoom presentation. Monica Carey from Solar United Neighbors presents information on installing solar panels on houses and how to participate in a solar cooperative. Recorded June 16, 2022.
Little People, but Big Effects. Zoom presentation. Members of the Clean Air Board discuss how low doses of air pollution can affect a child health and steps that can be taken to reduce exposure. Recorded May 19, 2022.
Air Pollution + COVID Means Double Trouble , April 21, 2021, 7PM View the recorded presentation by Dr. Craig Jurgensen of the Clean Air Board of Central PA : https://www.facebook.com/
Wildfire Smoke Will Worsen, New Study Shows, and Protections Are Few
by Christopher Flavelle, Feb. 12, 2024, New York Times
Climate change is amplifying wildfires, and more smoke means higher risk of heart and lung disease from inhaling tiny particles that can drift far and wide, researchers said. Read more.
Air Pollution’s Invisible Toll on Your Health
By Jane E. Brody, June 28, 2021, New York Times
Children, pregnant women, the elderly and those with pre-existing heart or lung disease are the most vulnerable. Read more.
Dickinson College Clarke Forum: Air Pollution in Pennsylvania
Air pollution levels in some parts of Pennsylvania are among the nation’s highest. In addition to other health implications, new research links increased levels of air pollution to higher COVID-19 death rates. To orient these concerns, this panel will include a review of key air pollution sources across Pennsylvania. Community members will reflect on localized air pollution considerations and potential opportunities for engagement. To view the recorded presentation, go to: http://clarke.dickinson.edu/
Scott LaMar hosted a discussion air pollution during the coronavirus lockdown with the Clean Air Board and the American Lung Association on WITF’s SmartTalk Radio, May 5, 2020, 9 am. Listen to a recording of this program at https://www.witf.org/2020/05/04/the-coronavirus-on-smart-talk-tuesday-the-air-we-breath-report-and-teacher-appreciation-week/