THE HILL: Closing coal plants is reducing premature births — immediately

OP-ED originally published in The Hill by Vien Truong and Mary Anne Hitt.

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As moms, we'll never forget those last few weeks of pregnancy, a nervous and exciting time when the rest of the world seemed to fall away, as we did everything we could to provide a safe and peaceful entry into the world for our babies. That time is cut short for moms who give birth prematurely, and a stunning new study out this week found that pollution from coal and oil power plants is linked to higher rates of premature birth[...]

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