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People Power Episode 5: Down-River, Ohio's Coal-Fired Power Plants PDF Print E-mail
Lynn Casper

DorothyLeach_Grave_PowerPlantMeet Eliza Young and Dorothy Leach, two women in southeastern Ohio whose communities are being decimated by cancer-causing coal-fired power plants in the region. According to the American Lung Association, coal fired power plants are responsible for 25,000 deaths per year, in the United States alone.

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