Breaking: New Study Links Mountaintop Removal to 60,000 Additional Cancer Cases

Jeff Biggers @ Common Dreams - Among the 1.2 million American citizens living in mountaintop removal mining counties in central Appalachia, an additional 60,000 cases of cancer are directly linked to the federally sanctioned strip-mining practice.

That is the damning conclusion in a breakthrough study, released last night in the peer-reviewed Journal of Community Health: The Publication for Health Promotion and Disease PreventionRead more.


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