Coal industry thriving, but at what cost?

Major coal developments are still being proposed and approved, but what impact are they having on the health of surrounding communities? The question is: do we value money over our people and the planet?

The Conversation

If you believe industry propaganda, coal mining is a panacea not only for economic ills but also for smoothing troubled social waters. But a lack of local evidence about the health impact of the coal industry should give us all cause for thought.

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