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Learn about the origins of The Walker Foundation and the factors that have shaped its focus on market solutions and environmental
Thomas Walker and son
Alex C. Walker
Economic and Environmental Problems
Air Crisis in Pittsburgh
Smog made Pittsburgh as dark as midnight at noon.
Water and Flooding Crisis in Pittsburgh
Civic leaders joined forces to prevent future disasters.
Pittsburgh Now: Environmental Action
Cleaning Up the Air
Smog control was enacted in 1948. With improved air quality, cleaned buildings stayed free of grime.
Watershed Protection - Bipartisan Effort to Rebuild Pittsburgh
To control flooding and reduce pollution originating in the headwaters of Pittsburgh's rivers, national forests were established at the urging of industrialists.
Walker Foundation Goals
The Walker Foundation applies free-market solutions to economic, environmental, and global problems of the 21st century.
© 2017 Alex C. Walker Foundation