Do Your Share
For Cleaner Air!

Helping Pennsylvania Residents Breathe Easier!

The Air Quality Partnership of Lehigh Valley-Berks is dedicated to improving air quality and reducing traffic congestion in Lehigh, Northampton, and Berks Counties.

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Working Together We Can:

  • Increase the public's understanding on the impact of air pollution and provide education through local schools and businesses

  • Encourage voluntary actions to reduce air pollution emissions

  • Provide forecasts and alerts for days with high air pollution

  • Provide health effects information and guidelines to prevent or reduce exposure

AQI Info
AQ Teachers Toolkit
Try Alternative Transportation
Make Air Quality Your Business

Air Quality Index

The Environmental Protection Agency created this color-coded chart to make it easy for everyone to understand when air pollution is reaching unhealthy levels in their communities.

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Air Quality Toolkit For Teachers

Get free, fun and informative learning activities and resources that teach children about the impact of air pollution and the many ways they can contribute to air quality.

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Try Alternative Transportation

Carpooling, using public transit, walking or bicycling just one day a week for a year can save you more than $500 in total driving costs.

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Make Air Quality Your Business

Business owners can make a big impact in the community through efforts to promote alternative transportation, conserve resources and promote air quality.

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Forecast for Lehigh Valley / Berks Area, PA: Dec 21 Moderate (Yellow)

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News & Events

As Valley Cities Poise For Boom, The The Importance of Urban Tree Cover Emerges
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Two related items from the local and national presses caught our eye today. First, The Morning Call reports that the Lehigh Valley's cities are poised to boom in a big way over the next 30 years. The story, found here, follows big projections from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission. Not only will suburban sprawl continue, the Commission says, but " by 2040 more than 40,000 more people will...Read More

Ozone Pollution from Oil and Gas Linked to More Health Clinic Visits
Monday, May 6, 2013
What's the State of Your Air?
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Air Pollution and Hardening of Arteries
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Resources & Partnerships

AIRNow
AIRNow

- Local, State & National air quality information

PACOMMUTES
PACommutesSM

- Provides everything you need to know about alternative transportation options in Pennsylvania

LANTA
LANTA

- The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority’s Metro System with 33 fixed and special bus routes throughout the Lehigh Valley

BARTA
BARTA

- The Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority’s Metro System with 22 fixed bus routes in the city of Reading and Berks County

Commuter Services of Pennsylvania
Commuter Services

- Free services for smarter commuting and cleaner air in Berks County

League of American Bicyclists
The League of American Bicyclist

- Promoting bicycling for fun, fitness and healthier communities

Community Bike Works
Community Bike Works