Yes. Coal ash – the waste material left after coal is burned – contains arsenic, mercury, lead, and over a dozen other heavy metals, many of them toxic. Coal ash can cause a risk of cancer and neurological effects as well as many other negative health impacts: heart damage, lung disease, kidney disease, reproductive problems, gastrointestinal illness, birth defects, and impaired bone growth in children.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new regulations for coal ash disposal and is receiving citizen comments.
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