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Power Plants Cause Many Health Problems

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Health Effects from Power Plant Pollution for Texas

…and Avoided with 75% Power Plant Pollution Reduction

Mortality

1,310

805

Hospitalizations

885

534

Asthma ER Visits

382

229

Chronic Bronchitis

929

565

Total Asthma Attacks

31,700

19,100

Lost Work Days

274,000

168,000

Restricted Activity Days

1,410,000

868,000

     
Source: "Death, Disease and Dirty Power", by Clean Air Task Force, 10/2000
 

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