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Chemtrails of Deceit: The 10 Most Toxic Ingredients Used by Fossil Fuel Industries

Chemtrails of Deceit: The 10 Most Toxic Ingredients Used by Fossil Fuel Industries
From sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide to mercury and lead, many of the by-products of the fossil fuel industry's extraction, refining and transportation processes are well known to even casual observers. However, the list doesn't end there. A new round-up by The Raw Story puts together the scary facts behind 10 particularly dangerous (and less known) chemicals used to create energy around the world.
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Mining for Reprieve: Coal Miners Still Battling Black Lung and Coal Companies

Mining for Reprieve: Coal Miners Still Battling Black Lung and Coal Companies
Coal companies, their lawyers and their hand-picked doctors will go to any length — ethical or not — to deny the small monthly benefits that stricken miners are due under the Black Lung Benefits Act. Reports show doctors at John Hopkins denying thousands of claims, while coal companies fight tooth and nail against any new regulations to lessen coal dust. It's a dirty game.
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Richard Trumka
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Kentucky Lawmakers Fight Against No One to Keep Coal Dirty

Kentucky Lawmakers Fight Against No One to Keep Coal Dirty
Even the coal industry itself has conceded that there is no “war on coal,” but lawmakers in the coal-dependent state of Kentucky are still fighting this imaginary battle. A bi-partisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to the president last week, warning him that his “war on coal” would be devastating to their state. A state already devastated by the effects of the coal industry.
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