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Series VII. Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) 1994-2003

Scope and Content Notes:

The Allegheny County Health Department ensures “quality public health services by promoting individual and community wellness, preventing injury, illness and premature death or disability, and protecting the population from harmful effects of chemical, biological and physical hazards within the environment.” Under the aegis of this department, the Air Pollution Control Advisory Committee recommends adjustments to policies concerning the management of air quality in Allegheny County, as well as a general consultant for air pollution issues.

The series contains materials spanning Pelkofer’s tenure as committee member from 1994 to 2003, as well as her involvement in other sub-committees including the Bureau of Air Pollution Control and Air Policy Program. The series documents nearly two decades of involvement with the Allegheny County Health Department representing GASP and other environmental interests spanning 1980 to 2000’s, including meeting minutes, research, reports, notes, bulletins, and commentary on ACHD regulations.

Box 19-21 ACHD