Paper claims are easy to make.
The Kentucky Environmental Foundation claims in its new report “KEF_Energy_Report_5 1Health Impact Assessment of Coal and Clean Energy Options in Kentucky” that:
Gases and particulates released by burning coal can distribute up to hundreds of miles from the source. Emissions can affect the heart, lungs and nervous system, as well as damage prenatal development. According to research by ABT associates for the Clean Air Task Force, Kentucky experiences approximately 412 deaths, 286 hospitalizations and 539 heart attacks annually due to power plant pollution…”
Show us a body. There are so many after all. 🙂
- Lung Association: Cleaner air standards under attack in Congress
- Lung Association: Air is cleaner but as dangerous than ever
- McEwen: EPA’s $21m won’t fix Valley’s toxic air
- An air pollution casualty identified in Bakersfield?
- Activists try ‘showing us a body’ — but only show us an activist
- Enviros produce an asthmatic — but no link to air pollution
- Hey, John Capitman: Demonstra Corpus
- Dr. Don Williams: Show us the medical records
- EPA shows us a body?
- Memo to House GOP: Ask Gina McCarthy to show us the bodies
- What kid in L.A. is fighting for breath?
- ‘Show me the bodies’ challenge unnerves enviros
- Show us the bodies, EPA