China’s coal mining causes birth defects, says Beijing professor
A Chinese health and environment professor has attributed the country’s excessive rise in development deficiencies among newborn children, to pollution caused by coal mining. See
Colombian coal mining puts a community on the rocks
The following article was written by an English woman after she experienced for herself the impacts of Colombia’s Cerrejon coal mine on the community of Roche in La Guajira province. See
Twenty Six US communities face high hazards from coal ash ponds
The US Environmental Protection Agency last month refused to divulge the whereabouts of some 44 coal (fly) ash dumping sites. It argued – ludicrously – that the information should be classified to protect “national security.” Among others, California Democrat Party Senator, Barbara Boxer, came out to wrestle with the Agency. See: Now, the EPA has revealed that twenty six communities in ten states face a risk that these sites are a “high hazard to public health and safety.” See