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University of Pittsburgh
The State of the Environment in Allegheny County: Land, Water and Air
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Information about the Report
Title The State of the Environment in Allegheny County: Land, Water and Air Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description The purpose of this report is to provide a baseline of environmental conditions at local levels in Allegheny County. The report provides extensive information on land use, water quality, and air quality.
Organization University of Pittsburgh
Year 2001
URL http://www.ucsur.pitt.edu/files/frp/EDS%20Report.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail High
Direct Access to Data Yes
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region Region 3
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.ucsur.pitt.edu/index.php Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 412-624-5442
Environmental Indicator Scale County; City
Additional Information Health Effects; Monitoring Information; Policy recommendations

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Quality Air Quality Index
Air Quality Carbon Monoxide Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Criteria Pollutants Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Lead (Pb) Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality NOx Emissions Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Ozone Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Particulate Matter (PM2.5 and PM10) Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Air Quality Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality VOC Emissions Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Implications of Land Use Patterns Relation Between Tree Cover in Allegheny Townships and Stream Attainment of Water Quality Standards Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Implications of Land Use Patterns Relationship Between Population Density and Percent of Tree Cover Across Allegheny County Townships Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Implications of Land Use Patterns Relationship Between Tree Cover and Population Change Soils & Land
Conservation
Land Use Farm Land Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Industry: Agricultural Industry
Land Use Others Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Land Use Tree Cover Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Land Use Urban Soils & Land
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Stream Water Quality Assessed Streams Polluted by Metals Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Stream Water Quality Assessed Streams Polluted by Nutrients Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Stream Water Quality Attainment Status of Allegheny Streams Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Stream Water Quality Causes of Non Attainment in Allegheny County Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Stream Water Quality Sources of Nutrients Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Stream Water Quality Sources of Pollutants in Allegheny County Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments
Stream Water Quality Sources of Siltation in Allegheny County Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants