Physicians for Social Responsibility

President Trump continues his roll back of environmental regulations that protect the nation's air land and water. (Photo: Getty)

Trump’s New Coal Regs a Death Sentence for Thousands With Chronic Lung Ailments

Donald Trump’s roll-back of Obama-era regulations to foster the use of coal will do little to benefit coal miners, except to cause more deaths and disability, according to research into the health effects from pollution associated with coal-fired power plants.The American Lung Association (ALA) says that “particle pollution from power plants is estimated to kill approximately 13,000 people a year.”...