The Gasp Team

Gasp is a nonprofit health advocacy organization based in Birmingham, Ala. Our mission is to reduce air pollution, to educate the public on the health risks associated with dirty air, and to encourage community leaders to serve as role models for clean air and clean energy production.
Dirty Air Won’t Monitor Itself

Dirty Air Won’t Monitor Itself

Makaya Parrish, who appears in our documentary, "Toxic City: Birmingham's Dirty Secret," knows all too well what pollution can do to your health. Makaya has asthma, a debilitating lung condition...

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Eat Your Broccoli

One of the most toxic chemicals found in polluted air is benzene, an aromatic hydrocarbon found in crude oil and petrochemicals such as coal. According to the Department of Health and Human Services...

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