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The costs of coal

 Spare Change News - USA 26 August 2019

Camilo Viviero grew up in Massachusetts, USA, in the shadow of two coal-fired power plants. When he watches his nieces pause during a soccer game to use their inhalers, he wonders if pollution from the plants could have caused their asthma. As a child, he knew several children with leukaemia and heard adults speculate his hometown could be part of a cancer cluster. Last month, protesters from environmental organizations rallied in front of Brayton Point Power Station as part of a series of protests across America organized by a protest group called 350.org. (1157 Words) - By Noelle Swan

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Brayton Point power station. Photo: Courtesy of Spare Change News

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