In this July 27, 2018, photo the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun.

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Ultra-fine particulate matter emitted from fossil fuel combustion is known to cause numerous health issues that disproportionally effect people living in poverty.

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In this July 27, 2018, photo the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyoming.

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