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Coal Dust Kills 23,000 Per Year in EU


Health & Wellness  (tags: health, coal energy, coal fired power plants, lung disease, Heart Disease )

Adeline
- 1112 days ago - france24.com
Lung-penetrating dust from coal-fired power plants in the European Union claims some 23,000 lives a year and racks up tens of billions of euros in health costs.



   

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AL Lim (4)
Tuesday July 5, 2016, 2:33 am
I wonder what is the number of deaths in USA and other countries from coal dust.
 

Teresa W (782)
Tuesday July 5, 2016, 3:28 am
scary
 

Animae C (508)
Tuesday July 5, 2016, 4:12 am
CRIMINAL!!!
 

David C (75)
Tuesday July 5, 2016, 2:44 pm
its not just climate change that is a reason why we as a world society should be getting of poison energy sources
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 5:59 am
Take the warning from our nature
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 1:26 pm
Thank you.
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 1:26 pm
Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 4:02 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting, Adeline.
This is terrible news.....so MANY people affected by this horrible coal dust. In many countries. But, this has been happening for a very long time, and should be addressed. The Paris Agreement had no specifics in it, unfortunately.
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 11:45 pm
Wish they didn't have to be around it. Thanks Adeline
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Friday July 8, 2016, 2:07 am
Noted
 
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