Report on the effects of coal burning on human health

Air pollution is a key cause of a number of diseases in Europe and Bulgaria. This report of Greenpeace Bulgaria on the impact of coal burning on human health demonstrates the close link between human health and the energy policy and strategy of Bulgaria.

Reliance on coal and new nuclear capacities on the part of the Bulgarian government is ill-advised from both economicly and environmentally wise. Most importantly, it implies an unacceptably high price, measured in human health and human lives. As a result, thermal power plants benefit at the cost of human life and health.

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