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MAJOR HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF COAL GENERATED POLLUTION

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Mercury is one of the most toxic pollutants coming from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants. These power plants are responsible for 44.7 tons of mercury spewed in the environment each year and represent 40 percent of the total mercury pollution from industrial sources in the U.S.

Once mercury enters the environment, bacteria convert it into methyl mercury that plants and animals can absorb.

Public health studies show that mercury is a potent neurological toxin in humans, especially in unborn infants and young children. Mercury exposure can permanently damage the developing nervous systems in unborn and young children that later impairs the child’s learning and thinking abilities.

 

 

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