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When Coal-Fired Power Plants Close, Kids With Asthma Breathe Easier

WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2021 — Fewer children end up in ERs for asthma attacks if nearby coal-fired power plants are shut down, a new study finds. “When these power plants close, we see a reduction of somewhere between 12% and 18% in emergency department visits for asthma,” said senior researcher Emily Pakhtigian, an assistant professor… Read More »