Report or Study:  Coal and oil power retirements in California associated with reduced preterm birth among populations nearby

Date:  2018

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Study found that future coal and oil power plant retirements may reduce preterm birth among nearby populations.

Topics:  birth outcomes, Children, Coal, Environmental Justice, Public Health

Regions:  National

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Report or Study Link:   https://academic.oup.com/aje/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/aje/kwy110/4996680?redirectedFrom=fulltext

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Article Link/URL:   http://breatheproject.org/news/premature-birth-rates-drop-in-california-after-coal-and-oil-plants-shut-down/