Don’t hide from science. People near mines are dying; we need to know why

August 25, 2017
The Courier-Journal

People in Appalachian Kentucky are dying at rates significantly higher than national averages.

We need to better understand why, through scientific research, to begin curing the health crises in the region. 

One federally funded study was working on that until the Trump administration’s Interior Department turned its back on the region about a week ago when it put the brakes on a $1 million study.

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