New Report Out – Coal’s Assault on Human Health

NWF   |   December 2, 2009

12-02-09 coals-assault-on-humanListen to television ads that promote “clean coal” a thousand times over and you will soon begin to believe that clean coal actually exists. At least that’s the aim of the propaganda campaign paid for by coal and power companies called the American Coalition for Clean Electricity.

Instead, as outlined in a new report by Physicians for Social Responsibility Coal’s Assault on Human Health, continued burning of coal isn’t clean but is pumping dangerous volumes of global warming pollution into our atmosphere and alarming quantities of toxins such as mercury into our air, land and water.

Coal’s Assault on Human Health takes a new look at the devastating impacts of coal on the human body. It focuses on the cumulative harm to our respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems.

Are you tired of the myth of “clean coal” and being exposed to toxins from the burning of coal? Tell Congress to clean up our energy supplies.

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Published: December 2, 2009