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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Strict Environmental Regulations Have Cut Deaths Resulting from Coal Pollution
22 Oct 2010
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Strict Environmental Regulations Have Cut Deaths Resulting from Coal Pollution

Interview with Conrad Schneider, advocacy director of the Clean Air Task Force, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

In September, the Clean Air Task Force released a report titled, "The Toll from Coal: An Updated Assessment of Death and Disease from America's Dirtiest Energy Source," The report noted that emissions from coal-fired power plants contribute to global warming, ozone smog, acid rain, regional haze, and perhaps most consequential of all, from a public health standpoint -- fine particle pollution.

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