Coal ash raising concerns over health risks in Puerto Rico

This article discusses the impact that coal ash is having on Puerto Rico. It is not good.

Residents of Guayama, home to Puerto Rico’s only coal-burning power plant for 15 years, have been diagnosed with cancer, heart and respiratory diseases that they fear are related to coal ash exposure. Ivette Feliciano reports on the concerns of Puerto Ricans who say the situation grew worse after Hurricane Maria–and the national implications as President Donald Trump’s administration rolls back regulations on the disposal of coal ash.

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