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Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

AP Photo/Michael Virtanen GLEN DANIEL, W.Va. (AP) — Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines – a good job in the economically depressed area. But he says the industry that helped him earn a living cost him his health, and his wife’s, too. The 61-year-old Nelson blames his kidney and liver disease on the well water he drank for years, and his wife’s more severe asthma on dust and particles from surface mines near … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Frustration…

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