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More than 75 percent of African Americans rate their health as good, very good or excellent. But 1-in-4 rate their health as fair or poor compared to about 1-in-5 residents of other races who give their health the lowest ratings. Read about it.

More residents overall support Marcellus Shale drilling than oppose it by a margin of 45 percent to 25 percent, with the rest in neither camp. Read about it.

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Our neighbors in Ohio and West Virginia lead the region in classical music attendance. Read about it.

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Environment / Green Buildings

The Green Building Rating System, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (LEED), provides standards for environmentally sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings and neighborhoods. The five indicators here have been organized in cooperation with the Pittsburgh Green Building Alliance.

LEED was created to define “Green Building” by establishing standards; Promote “integrated, whole building design practices;" Recognize environmental leadership in the building industry; Raise public awareness; Stimulate green competition; Transform the building market.

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Confidential projects are not included in these measures. Projects certified under LEED for Neighborhood Development and LEED for Homes have not been included.

The data include all projects that have been completed and certified between January 2000 and November 2012.

The data presented are for cities only, not regions.