Michael Hendryx

Calculating Coal's Toll

Appalachian communities that depend on the coal-mining industry have long suffered high rates of premature death. A new study shows the cost of excess deaths could be more than $80 billion.

Calculating Coal's Toll

Appalachian communities that depend on the coal-mining industry have long suffered high rates of premature death. A new study shows the cost of excess deaths could be more than $80 billion.