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

Residents are still fighting the dumping of coal ash in the tiny Oklahoma town of Bokoshe, but the coal company producing the ash is already dumping in a second town a few miles down the road. We reported for World News with Diane Sawyer last week on the town of Bokoshe, Oklahoma, which has fought for years to stop the dumping of coal ash near their homes. Residents fear the ash is to blame for cancers and other diseases including asthma. Linking exposure to specific diseases is difficult to...Full Story
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