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Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader on agencies issuing mining permits (Feb. 25):
No matter how many peer-reviewed studies link living near surface mining to higher rates of disease, death and birth defects, it’s of no consequence to the agencies issuing the permits.
That astounding gap in a process that’s supposed to protect the public came to light during arguments this month before a federal appeals court.
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