Oklahoma Town Fears Cancer, Asthma May Be Linked to Dump Site

Many residents of Bokoshe, Okla., have a common fear: a coal ash dump site. "It's real distressing to have something like this in your backyard and not be sure if you're safe, if your kids are safe," Dub Tolbert said. The mound of coal ash at the MMHF -- Making Money Having Fun -- dump site reaches six stories high; residents count 80 truckloads a day. The dump site has been in the town since 2001. Residents say the toxic mix -- coal ash contains arsenic, mercury and lead --...Full Story
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