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Air Pollution Control Board

Promoting regulations that keep Philadelphia's air clean.

Air Pollution Control Board

What we do

The Air Pollution Control Board advises the Department of Public Health on air quality issues, and promotes regulations that protect air quality standards, control air contaminants, and establish air quality objectives.

Meetings of the Air Pollution Control Board are open to the public. Information about the next Board meeting is posted when it becomes available.

Notice: Documents related to the SEPTA-Roberts Complex can be found under Air Managment Service notices.


321 University Ave.
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Fax: (215) 685-7593


Board members

Cheryl Bettigole, M.D., M.P.H., Health Commissioner
Cheryl Bettigole, M.D., M.P.H.

Acting Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole, M.D., M.P.H., is a board-certified family physician and has served as the Director of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention for the Department of Public Health since 2015.

Prior to that position, Dr. Bettigole served as the Chief Medical Office of CompleteCare Health Network, a Federally Qualified/Migrant Health Center in New Jersey, and as the Clinical Director of Health Center #10. She saw patients in the city health centers for more than 12 years. She was the president of the National Physicians Alliance (now part of Doctors for America) in 2012/2013, where she helped build a task force on gun violence prevention and advocated for access to quality, affordable healthcare for all.

Dr. Bettigole has also served as a member of the Health Department’s COVID-19 team during the pandemic. She is deeply committed to health justice for all Philadelphians.

(photo by Emma Lee, WHYY)

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Arthur L. Frank, Business Representative
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