Power plants linked to asthma 

May 5, 2000

BOSTON - (AP) Air pollution from two coal-burning power plants can be linked to more than 43,000 asthma attacks and an estimated 159 premature deaths each year, according to a Harvard School of Public Health report.

The study, which looked at emissions from the Brayton Point plant in Somerset and Salem Harbor Station plant in Salem, found as many as 32 million people in New England, New York and New Jersey could be exposed to the pollution.
Both plants are owned by PG&E Generating Co......

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