Coal Plants Harm Our Families' Health
According to Physicians for Social Responsibilty, coal plants are one of the nation's largest sources of air pollutants that damage cardiovascular and respiratory health and threaten healthy child development.
Particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, mercury, and more than 50 other air toxics are among the dangerous mix of pollutants spewed from the smokestacks of coal plants.
Here are some of the health problems that the toxins can cause:
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