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- McComb, Sofie, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Environment international 2017
- adults; adverse effects; air; animal models; coal; community health; congenital abnormalities; data collection; databases; drinking water; dust; environmental protection; experimental design; exposure characterization; health effects assessments; hospitals; human health; human population; humans; hydrogen sulfide; metals; mice; mining; mitochondria; mortality; mountains; particulates; people; physiological response; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; rats; risk; socioeconomic status; soil; systematic review; toxicology; trace elements; uncertainty; Appalachian region
- ... The objective of this evaluation is to understand the human health impacts of mountaintop removal (MTR) mining, the major method of coal mining in and around Central Appalachia. MTR mining impacts the air, water, and soil and raises concerns about potential adverse health effects in neighboring communities; exposures associated with MTR mining include particulate matter (PM), polycyclic aromatic h ...
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