Archive: 08/18/2009

Toxic Coal Ash Threatens Health And Environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exposure to dust and river sediment containing toxic metals and radioactivity from a coal ash spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant last December could pose risks ...

Aug 18, 2009
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Retirees' health-care benefits at risk, study warns

A nearly two-decade trend that is stripping away employer-provided health-care benefits for retirees in private business will likely continue and could soon hit an even deeper pool of government retirees, new research by ...

Aug 18, 2009
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Renewable energies will benefit US workers

Expansion of renewable energies should appreciably improve the health status of the 700,000 US workers employed in the energy sector, according to a commentary by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers, in Milwaukee. Their ...

Aug 18, 2009
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