Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

Study showing higher birth defect rates adds another note of urgency to banning mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia

“The prevalence rate ratio (PRR) for any birth defect was significantly higher in mountaintop mining areas compared to non-mining areas … after controlling for covariates. Rates were significantly higher in mountaintop mining areas for six of seven types of defects…” … Continue reading

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